- SEN Teacher (SLD)
- 1 Year Contract
- West London
- Full time
- Starting September
- Pay depending on experience
The SEN Teacher Job
A large special needs (SEN) school based in West London is seeking a SEN Teacher with some recent SLD experience to join their team from September. This post has arisen unexpectedly due to a long standing member of staff having to take a prolonged leave of absence to support a very
The successful SEN Teacher applicant to this SEN teacher job will be teaching a mixed KS1 class (6 pupils) with Autism (ASD) and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD) The majority of the children have additional medical and sensory needs as well as physical impairments and come from all over West London. The class consists of 6 pupils who are all working at P levels, as a result experience of the EYFS curriculum would be advantageous, though not essential. Much of the work you would be doing will be based loosely on the Early Years curriculum with a particular focus on developing social and communication skills. You will be line managing three really friendly learning support assistants (LSAs) who know the children and the school procedures and will help you get up to speed quickly. Some experience of PECS and Makaton would be advantageous but training is available
The Ideal SEN Teacher Applicant
The successful SEN Teacher candidate will be flexible, with the ability to use their own initiative where required. Experience working in an SEN school or with SLD children would be an advantage but the school are clear that they want a good teacher first and foremost - excellent training is available. They would be more than happy to support an excellent practitioner with passion for SEN but limited SEN experience.
Ideally the successful SEN Teacher applicant will have a proven track record working in an SEN environment but the Headteacher will consider a primary trained teacher with a passion for SEN, a proven track record as a teacher and a can do attitude.
Progress with these pupils can be slow when compared to their contemporaries so patience, a caring nature, passion for the job and strong self belief will be essential.
SEN Teacher Benefits
- Excellent Work Environment
- Outstanding School (OfSTED)
- Modern Well Resourced Classroom
- Excellent Ratios 3 TAs to 6 Pupils
- Well Connected West London Location (Zone 2)
- Inner London Weighted Pay +SEN Point
- Fantastic SLT
- Weekly Training Sessions
- Potential Permanent Contract
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