Corbets Tey School
Harwood Hall Lane, Upminster, Essex RM14 2YQ
Telephone: 01708 225888
Head Teacher: Emma Allen
SEN Class Teacher for our Post 16 Provision at The Avelon
Required for Autumn Term 2018 or sooner if possible
Grade: Main Pay Scale 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 120 students aged from 4 - 16 and 35 students at our 16-19 provision at The Avelon. We are a Specialist College of Communication and Interaction.
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated classroom practitioner to engage and inspire a class of Post 16 SEN learners 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 students with complex communication and behaviour needs. We are committed to offering an inspiring and engaging curriculum where students develop functional skills for life and maximise their levels of independence. We aspire to give our students the tools for maximum success in adulthood.
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 be confident in teaching young adults with learning difficulties.
Ideally you 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. You should be willing to apply an analytical approach to monitoring progress of students through innovative teaching and learning. The successful applicant will be excited and enthusiastic 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 any of the appropriate approaches to the right candidate.
We are seeking team players, with outstanding team 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.
Please apply online. Should you experience any technical difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.
Closing date: Friday 18th May 2018 at midday
Interviews: Monday 21st May 2018
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.