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SEN Teacher - Sensory Impairment

  • Location:

    South West London, London

  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £135 - £230 per day + Dependent Upon Experience/Skills

  • Contact:

    SEND Desk

  • Contact email:

    Rob@reesoneducation.com

  • Job ref:

    SENTMERTVIMSIJ17_1567670088

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-05

  • Startdate:

    2019-10-28

SEN Teacher - Sensory Impairment

  • Maternity Cover
  • Starting October Half Term
  • SEN Teacher Role
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment Teacher
  • South West London
  • Good Transport Links and Parking
  • Interviews ASAP

Are you experienced in working with children or young people who have sensory impairments and or special needs such as autism or PMLD?

Are you seeking a job in South West London with stability?

Are you a skilled and engaging teacher who is passionate about focusing on young people's achievements?

Are you able to undertake assessments that focus on the whole-child's needs with an emphasis on what they can rather than can't do?

If the answer is yes to one or more of these then we are particularly keen to hear from you!

I am currently recruiting for a SEN Teacher - Sensory Impairment to work with pupils with a range of learning needs specifically focused on multi-sensory impairments. This will be covering a maternity contract of a year starting at October half term.

SEN Teacher - Sensory Impairment - Skills and Abilities

I am looking for outstanding practitioners who are experienced advisory teachers with mandatory qualifications in teaching children with multi-sensory impairment, hearing impairment or vision impairment ideally but the school knows that these people are rare and are keen to hear from teachers who have limited experience in these areas.

You will need experience teaching students with sensory impairments such as visual (VI), hearing (HI) or both (MSI).


The ideal SEN Teacher - Sensory Impairment applicant would have the following attributes:
* Committed to ensuring every child reaches their potential
* Resilient and able to demonstrate a positive caring attitude
* Able to work effectively in a team
* Highly organised and able to plan and deliver and reflect on an Outstanding lesson
* Committed to working in partnership with families and other professionals
* Have Sign Language skills or are willing to develop these

The school are looking for a teacher who is able to complete paperwork such as medium-term/

short-term lesson planning, assessments using Bsquared, write reports for annual reviews and evaluate/set new individualised targets, as well as complete written risk assessments and other individualised student written plans.

The Employer:

A well respected, effective and supportive local authority service with its own specialist campus in South West London. They will offer a structured framework of induction and support, including a strong continuing professional development programme, good ICT facilities, resources and excellent teaching and administrative support. The service has an open, friendly and supportive atmosphere and there is a strong commitment to innovation, quality improvement, development and service evaluation.

There is a huge commitment within the service to develop a reputation for excellence within the field through internal investment and the attraction and retention of outstanding teachers and support staff.

Classes follow a developmental curriculum and there is significant groundwork in place already to ensure that the new appointee hits the ground running and is set up to play a significant role in the future success of the service. The teacher is expected to co-ordinate personal care plans and liaise with the therapy teams. All classes have 1:1 Teaching Assistants to support each pupil in their development under the direction of the class teacher. All of the TAs on the school staff are well trained specialists who know the children and are fully trained in meeting their needs.

This is an opportunity to work with highly talented, diverse and supportive colleagues who are passionate about supporting children and young people with MSI and their families.