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SEN Class Teacher (for Post 16 Provision)

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale + SEN
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/05/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

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.


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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