One to one primary SEND Teacher required for May 2021

We are seeking to appoint an excellent experienced SEND practitioner for 10th May, or sooner if possible. The successful applicant  will be working one to one with students in our alternative education provision.  You will be required to have a sound knowledge of the primary curriculum. Experience of working with pupils with communication and interaction difficulties is essential.  The ability to demonstrate development of communication skills is desirable.

If you are: a talented teacher; a creative thinker; a team player; student centred; and relate well to challenging students, please email us to find out more about this exciting and rewarding opportunity – yorkshire@principalteachers.co.uk

You will:
• Be a qualified teacher with the ability and experience to inspire young people with SEND.
• Be passionate about helping students who can sometimes find school life challenging.
• Be flexible, positive and have a ‘can do’ attitude.
• Be an excellent teacher with a successful track record of impacting positively upon student progress;
• Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with good interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Main Responsibilities of the Role

  • To work one to one with students in our AEP.  To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced and relevant differentiated curriculum as appropriate to the needs of the learners, with a focus on academic achievements and developing life and social skills.
  • To teach highly effective lessons, support students and monitor student’s progress in order to develop pupil achievements, develop life skills and prepare them for adulthood.
  • To develop their own practice and work to the ‘Teachers’ standards’ DfE, alongside an ongoing drive to reinforce the vision and values of the school including the understanding of pupils needs through the EHCP’s.

Specific Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning
• Provide a high-quality learning experience for students.
• To plan differentiated lessons, which provide for the variety of special needs of the child.
• To plan and oversee the effective deployment of teacher assistants within the setting.
• To be confident to teach across the range of subjects in the Primary and Early Years curriculums.

Assessment
• To maintain and update student assessments in line with school policies and practice.
• To produce reports for students taught.

Staff Development and Quality Assurance
• To actively engage in the school’s appraisal process.
• To maintain an up-to-date and relevant knowledge of SEND.

Communication
• To communicate effectively with parents on a regular basis
• To communicate with external agencies.

Other Duties
• To ensure the safeguarding of students as a priority, at all times following the school’s Safeguarding policies and practice.
• To ensure practice is in line with school’s Health and Safety policy.
• To undertake risk assessment of activities.

The above duties are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake tasks, roles and responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned to them by the Senior Leadership Team.

This job description will be kept under review and may be amended via consultation with the individual and Senior Leadership Team as required.