- Permanent Job
- Starting September 2020
- Outstanding SEN School (OfSTED)
- Wandsworth Local Authority
- Secondary SLD/PMLD Class
- Modern School Building
- 7 pupils - 4 TAs
- Full Time Job
- Excellent Transport Links
- Great Pay Rates
THE SEN Teacher Job
Despite the current uncertainty facing schools at present I have been in contact my client; fantastic SEN clients school in Wandsworth, regarding an urgent SEN Teacher position for September. The school is seeking an excellent SEN teacher with PMLD or SLD experience to join their team in September. and the SLT are keen to attract a top quality SEN Teacher to the role.
This is a class teaching role working in KS3 with a group of 7 pupils supported by 4 full time experienced specialist SEN TAs. The class are very low functioning in terms of their developmental levels (P1 - P3) and they access what the school calls its "Informal Curriculum". Pupils at these very early levels of development access a Creative Curriculum which endorses building connections, problem solving skills and coherence, is alive in every classroom and beyond and ensures ongoing opportunities for active cross-curricular and contextualised learning.
The school ethos offers a wholehearted commitment to ensuring that all learners fully immerse themselves in learning, working within a flexible framework which is responsive to their needs, enabling all learners to communicate, think and problem solve in a range of contexts. Some pupils may have challenging behaviour and a behaviour management plan may be required.
This Wandsworth SEN school has a modern purpose built school building which includes state of the art sensory rooms, therapy centres, hydrotherapy pool, spacious bright classrooms that are welcoming and stimulating, excellent outdoor space and all the latest equipment. The school has excellent public transport links with train and underground stations minutes from school connecting it easily to all of zones 1-4 throughout London.
As a professional you couldn't be better catered for as you would be joining highly regarded Teaching School. This means that the school leads an alliance of outstanding teachers and leaders who are committed to supporting other schools to raise standards of teaching and improve the achievement of pupils. Their organisational partners include universities, health, higher education institutions and charities, all offering partnership working to enhance educational opportunity for SEN and mainstream pupils.
The Teaching School operates as part of a world class facility for training and research in education. The school also hosts a range of national and international conferences, courses and workshops on topics such as neuroscience, mental health, special educational needs and teaching with evidence of outstanding practice. If you are seeking a post at the cutting edge of best practise this is the very best place to be!
Parents from Wandsworth and all over London fight to get their children in this school because it offers:
- * Pupil centred and balanced curriculum
- * Excellent pupil assessment, recording and reporting system
- * Positive and supportive learning environment
- * Unrivalled teaching and research standards
- * A proven record of pupils at all levels reaching or surpassing attainment targets
- * Effective transition from school to continuing education where appropriate
- * Highly trained school staff with high expectations
- * Effective support from a wide range of health professionals
There is a well established management team who ensure a clear focus on the continuous improvement of the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. Pupil outcomes continue to be outstanding and achievement is celebrated in a pupil-centred teaching and learning environment. From each different starting point, the proportion of pupils making and exceeding expected progress in English and mathematics is high compared with national figures.
The SEN Teacher Applicant
The ideal SEN Teacher will have the following:
- QTS or Equivalent
- UK SEN School Teaching experience
- Good knowledge P Levels and early stage development
- Experience of planning, teaching and assessing work for SLD and PMLD pupils
- Ability to start this job as soon as schools reopen
- A positive, energetic and creative approach to class teaching
- Some experience of or have a basic understanding of a Routes for Learning assessment tools
SEN Teacher Benefits
The SLT are committed to the ongoing development of all permanent and temporary staff, both teaching and non-teaching, retaining their "Investors in People Award" for over 16 years. In real terms, this means that you will be working in a school that provides the best possible education as part of a highly trained staff team dedicated to ensuring pupils make excellent progress towards challenging targets.
This Wandsworth school has great staff retention due to the way that the Headteacher has fostered a culture that encourages creativity, honesty, open dialogue, supportive management and in class teams, clear and realistic expectations, a good work/life balance and a warm happy working environment.
Please apply to this exciting SEN Teacher job today by sending your up to date CV
Online Interviews commencing ASAP!