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SEN Teacher

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    SEN Teaching

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    Long-Term Contracts

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    £160 - £240 per day + Dependent Upon Experience/Skills

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    28 days ago

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SEN Teacher

* Primary ASD Class
* Outstanding School (OfSTED)
* Inspirational, supportive Headteacher & SLT
* London Borough of Harrow
* £160 - £240
* Assignment initially to July
* Permanent contract available July
* Good transport links (Northern and Jubilee Line)
* Exceptional Induction and Continuous in house CPD training
* On-site Parking
* Starts January
* Interviews ASAP

The School
This is a primary SEN school in Harrow rated "Outstanding" by OfSTED. It caters for 135 pupils aged 3-11 years with a wide range of complex and profound learning difficulties. These include severe autism, complex medical conditions, physical and mobility difficulties, as well as severe developmental delay.

This Harrow school is based in an outstanding purpose built facility and is run by highly trained, collaborative, enthusiastic and committed staff. This combination enables them to provide the specialised individual programmes required by its pupils. Along with teaching and classroom support staff, the school is supported by a multi-agency team of physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy colleagues, teachers for pupils with vision and hearing impairments and nursing staff. Teamwork between all professionals has been an essential aspect of the success of the school.

Person Specification - SEN Teacher
An enthusiastic and committed specialist ASD SEN teacher: you will plan, develop, coordinate and implement individual curriculum programmes for students with Autism and related challenging needs. The SEN teacher will be expected to provide a sensory programme, integrating the physical, academic, social and emotional needs of each individual student.

You will have:
* Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), after completing a PGCE, Graduate Teaching Program (GTP), Bachelor of Education (B.Ed), QTLS or equivalent overseas teaching qualification
* Previous experience of teaching students with needs, including ASD / Autism, Moderate or Severe Learning Difficulties (MLD, SLD)
* Strong knowledge of the UK national curriculum

You will:
* Be able to plan effective and inspiring learning sessions that are multi-sensory and differentiated to meet each child's individual needs
* Be aware of safeguarding procedures and follow best practise procedures
* Be honest, hard-working, reliable and punctual
* Manage the in class team effectively, directing activity & relaying and disseminating information from the SLT to your TAs
* Have the ability to develop rapport with children with complex autism and other related needs
* Be a creative playful, patient, calm and fun presence in the classroom
* Have a clear focus on getting the best learning and pastoral outcomes for children with SEN
* Deal with the physical challenges of the job (occasional running and physical interventions)
* Have experience of Attention! Autism, Intensive Interaction, Team Teach would be advantageous but not essential.

About the Role - SEN Teacher
* You will be responsible for teaching a small class of around 6-12 students with Autism
* You will use a wide range of resources to help each student understand and engage in lessons including PECS and Makaton
* You will have a good basic understanding of TEACCH principles and recent experience teaching primary aged pupils with Autism in an SEN or mainstream setting
* You will have additional support in the classroom from other learning staff.
* You will plan and deliver effective lessons using the UK curriculum.

If this sounds like you, and you have the skills I'd love to hear from you; either you can apply here or contact us directly on 020 3841 0777

* Competitive rates of pay.
* Professional support from our expert team of SEN consultants.
* Continued support through all placements via a dedicated consultant
* Free online CPD courses.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%