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SEN Class Teacher

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
MPS 1-6 or Expert Teacher (7-9) dependent on aptitude and expertise + SEN
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Full Time hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/01/2018 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane, Upminster, Essex RM14 2YQ

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


SEN Class Teacher

Required for Summer Term 2018 or sooner if possible

Grade: MPS 1-6 or Expert Teacher (7-9) dependent on aptitude and expertise + SEN

Reports to: Head Teacher

Required for: As soon as possible


Corbets Tey School caters for 139 students aged from 4-19 including a developing 16-19 provision with 26 students on roll. In our school, approximately 41% of students have Moderate Learning Disabilities, 57% have Severe Learning Disabilities and 2% have profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. Also 53% of students have Autism and 84% have Speech, Language or Communication Needs. The school holds Specialist Status in Communication and Interation and specialises in developing language and communiation in students with severe language difficulties. The school was judged as 'Good' at the last Ofsted inspection in January 2013.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated classroom practitioner to engage and inspire a class of SEN learning through high expectations and eclectic and accessible teaching methods. The successful applicant will work in specialist classes that utilise a variety of communication approaches, supporting children with complex communication and behaviour needs, and intensive interventions for pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder, communication difficulties and challenging behaviour.

The post holder will be required to carry out the professional duties of a teacher as set out in the current edition of the School Teacher's Pay and Conditions Document. The successful applicant will ideally be confident in teaching in Key Stages 1-5.

The successful applicant will have experience in developing the communication skills of young people with complex needs including Autism, utilising assessment and target setting within approaches such as Verbal Behaviour (VB), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS) and other communication and life-skill focused programmes. They should be willing to apply an analytical approach to monitoring the progress of students through innovative teaching and learning. They should be excited about developing individualised learning programmes to maximise motivation and engagement and to achieve positive outcomes for every single learner. We are willing to provide training in all approaches to the right candidate.

We are seeking team players. with outstanding staff management skills. They will aspire to outstanding practice and also show that they are committed to making a positive contribution to continued high standards and school improvement.

Shortlisted candidates should expect to observe and lead a class as part of the interview process which will also include a planning task and interview.

Closing date: Midnight 28th January 2018

Please apply online. Should you experience any technical difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.


Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
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