EYFS / Primary SEN Teacher - ASD/SLD
- SEN Class Teacher
- ASD / SLD Primary School
- Supportive, Hands On and Established SLT
- Excellent Facilities and CPD
- Merton Local Authority
- Strong Team of LSAs
- Supportive Parents
- September Start
- Permanent Contract
- MPS 1-6 + SEN Point
THE SCHOOL & SEN TEACHER JOB
An "Outstanding" (OfSTED 2020) Special Needs School in Merton is seeking to appoint a specialist EYFS / Primary SEN Teacher - ASD/SLD to join their team from September. The school cater to primary students with a diagnosis of autism and severe learning difficulties. You will be joining a highly successful primary special school with excellent facilities for pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD) and autism.
I am looking for a class based SEN teacher, who is forward thinking and creative to join the talented staff team at this top school. The Headteacher has specified that they value a team member who embraces change and innovation positively. The successful candidate will be dynamic, highly motivated and dedicated to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential. They will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
The successful SEN Teacher candidate will be committed to ensuring every child reaches their potential. The successful candidate will have high aspirations and standards for all pupils and be able to plan, deliver and reflect on high quality outstanding lessons.
If you are a mainstream teacher considering a career change to teach in a special school, in EYFS, KS1 or KS2, we can offer the support and training you require to make it a rewarding and successful transition. We welcome applications from NQTs. All applicants must have a recognised teaching qualification and ideally some experience teaching or supporting children with autism, ideally within a specialist SEN environment or primary school.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking Merton SEN School that is blessed with a dedicated and innovative senior leadership team who provide exemplary support to help staff meet their high expectations and standards.
The SEN Teacher role offers the opportunity to work with two well established, hard-working and highly adaptable Learning Support Assistants. The school is very friendly and has a great ethos built around understanding of the needs and characteristics of the children in their charge. This coupled with the schools highly praised SLT, excellent CPD and effective assessment and data systems will ensure a comprehensive and smooth handover.
As a class based SEN Teacher you will be teaching a group that will consist of 6 pupils who have been grouped in accordance with their academic and social development. The school itself has been heavily invested in by Merton Local Authority over the last few years and facilities are exceptional.
THE IDEAL SEN TEACHER APPLICANT
- A proven record of teaching SEN students with autism
- A good understanding of P levels and the Key Stage 1 national curriculum
- The ability to prepare and teach effective lessons taking into account the individual needs of learners
- A clear understanding of TEACCH practices
- Have a basic understanding of PECS and Makaton
- A creative approach to lesson planning
- A patient, calm and engaging classroom manner
- Strong communication and team leadership skills
- Full teacher status
- Registered DBS or be prepared to carry out a new DBS application.
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