SEN Teacher – English Lead
Location: Pilning, Gloucestershire
Salary: £25,714.00 – £41,604.00 (M1 – UPS2)
Hours: 40 hours per week
We are seeking a SEN English Teacher for a dynamic and inspiring provision for children and young people aged 7-19 with a primary or secondary diagnosis of Autism and related social and communication needs.
The school offer every student the chance to explore and fulfil their own unique potential. With provision running from Key Stage 2 all the way through to post-16, they are set up to support children and young people at every stage of their academic journey.
The main purpose of the role:
We are looking for an inspirational and engaging SEN Class Teacher to deliver high quality teaching and learning to children and young people with autism and complex needs such as ADHD, OCD and PDA, who may present with challenging behaviours associated with their autism. Some pupils may have multiple learning difficulties.
You will also be required to operate as English subject lead and take on middle leaders’ responsibilities
Contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical, and social needs of the students within a learning environment.
Work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Maintain and use short-, medium- and long-term plans in delivering the curriculum.
Set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for everyone.
Monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination, and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.
Develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes.
Contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.
Implement the aims of the school.
Lead on English across KS2/KS3/KS4.
Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.
Skills and Qualifications:
PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training. (Essential)
Postgraduate diploma in Autism. (Desirable)
Experience of working in a special school environment and in particular with pupils with autism. (Desirable)
Working knowledge of ASD students with complex needs.
Evidence of sound knowledge of the national curriculum.
Knowledge, understanding and experience of autism and associated co-morbid conditions and how these can affect learning.
Curriculum development and implementation for pupils with SEN and in particular autism.
Benefits and Additional Information:
Full training and continued support
Life assurance and pension
Health cash back plan
Car lease scheme
Bike to work scheme
Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and Twenty4Seven is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
Twenty4Seven is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.