The SmartList Crawley, West Sussex, UK
Oct 19, 2017Full time
LOCATION: Horley, Surrey JOB TITLE: SEN Teacher SALARY & BENEFITS: £23,472.48 per annum WORKING HOURS: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm THE COMPANY: Our client is a private provider of care to 'Looked After Children'. They have 9 Children's Homes across Sussex and Surrey and a School in West Sussex. Two of our client's Homes have an education room. This role for the SEN teacher will require for the successful candidate to work out of the education room at the Home in Horley, Surrey. THE ROLE: If you're the successful Teacher you will teach up to 4 students with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 at one of our client's schools. Key Responsibilities of the SEN Teacher to include:- To engage and motivate students, teaching in small classes and on a one to one basis. To deliver KS3 and KS4 curriculum following the My Choice School curriculum and assessment policy, using AQA unit award scheme, ASDAN short courses, functional skills and additional schemes (including GCSE maths and English), external provisions and variations to the curriculum. Assessing students using the My Choice School assessment framework, informing planning and target setting ensuring that IEPs and lesson plans meet the needs of students and promote progress. To develop employability and independence skills in students, identifying and supporting work experience where appropriate. To liaise with the Headteacher in contributing to the development and promotion of a creative student centered curriculum. To write effective Individual Education Plans and lesson plans and School Reports, maintaining accurate records evidencing planning and progress. To ensure that the young person's educational programme complies with the ethos of the company and curriculum specifications and follows the Personal Education Plan. To work within a budget and maintain financial records. To attend EHCP, PEP and LAC reviews where appropriate and provide progress reports, working with additional professionals to promote the progress of students. To follow My Choice Children's Homes and My Choice School Policies, Procedures and Practices. To ensure effective liaison and communication is maintained with external agencies, the care team and the Headteacher and Head of Education. To liaise with the Headteacher and care team, where appropriate, in supporting Independence Plans. To demonstrate responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children within the home and school. Promote and develop a welcoming, child centred environment and uphold the highest standards of honesty, integrity and vigilance in encouraging the very best for the young people in our care. To ensure that DFE and OFSTED standards are maintained to the highest standards. To ensure that student records are maintained to a professional standard. To be able to demonstrate good practice and work with care staff and teaching colleagues to enable practice development. To be able to work under pressure, work both reactively and proactively and meet deadlines. To ensure that the young people when confronted with stressful situations or crisis are offered appropriate support. THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will be able to teach across subjects, particularly ASDAN qualifications. You must be able to build appropriate relationships with young people and form good communications. The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and others is essential. To be considered for the role of a SEN Teacher you must have basic IT skills as a minimum and previous experience of working with young people with SEBD. Holding a full UK driving licence with the ability to drive is desirable but not essential. Key experience essential for the role of SEN Teacher based in Horley, Surrey: Must live within a commutable distance of Horley, Surrey Suitably qualified with a teaching or training qualification Will be able to forge and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, young people and their families as well as other professional organisations. Will have previous experience writing professional reports Must have knowledge of safeguarding Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the SEN Teacher position then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.