Primary Teacher BLUP42635
Our client provides a range of social care, special education, community support and consultancy services in the North West of England. The charity is one of the North West’s largest providers of residential homes for children from short-term emergency care to long-term placements. Their fostering service provides family placements in the North West and neighbouring regions.
They provide some of the leading specialist education services in the North West region, operating a range of special schools, a further education college and centres supporting those who cannot attend mainstream schools. In addition they offer a wide range of training, consultancy and support services for parents and carers.
Their school is a non maintained special school for children aged 4 – 19 yrs, with autistic spectrum conditions and related conditions based in Cheadle. The school provides a broad and balanced curriculum, incorporating the National Curriculum (including GCSE and equivalent qualifications) with an additional emphasis on the development of social, communication and personal skills. As a teacher within the school, you will be expected to take the lead in a subject (s) within the primary curriculum.
Working within a team which includes other Teachers, Speech and Language, Occupational, and Positive Behaviour Therapists, Educational Assistants and other professionals, you will teach the full range of subjects to a group of pupils with ASC and associated language and social communication difficulties which impacts on learning. Teachers have line management responsibility for the class based education assistants, including termly supervision and annual appraisal responsibilities.
As the successful Teacher, you will have Qualified Teacher Status and experience of working with children with special needs, preferably ASC, in a classroom setting. They are able to support NQT. With a knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum and the demands it places on children with special needs, you will have the ability to communicate effectively and be flexible in dealing with changing circumstances. You will also have a good understanding and commitment to the accountabilities within the current Teachers’ Standards.
Previous experience of working in an autism-specified school is desired, as is having knowledge of specific approaches to working with people with autism. Above all you will have a positive attitude to change, coupled with the ability to work effectively and co-operatively with colleagues within a staff team.
Closing Date: 9th December 2016
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