SEN Teacher - Autism

30000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP36000/annum
14 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
SEN Teacher

* SEN Class Teacher
* ASD School
* Mixed KS2 class (6 pupils)
* Supportive, Hands On and Established SLT
* Excellent Facilities and CPD
* Strong Team of LSAs
* Supportive Parents
* September Start
* Permanent Job
* Outstanding OfSTED

An "Outstanding" (OfSTED 2016) Special Needs School in Croydon is seeking to appoint a specialist SEN Teacher to join their team from September. The school cater to primary and secondary pupils with a diagnosis of autism. As a result the school are looking to appoint an experienced SEN teacher to continue the good work in a mixed Year 6/7 class.

This SEN teacher position has arisen due to a member of staff leaving London and the school are keen to appoint an excellent class teacher to join their friendly, close knit and highly supportive team!

The role offers the opportunity to work with two well established, hard-working and highly adaptable Learning Support Assistants. The school is very friendly and has a great ethos built around understanding of the needs and characteristics of the children in their charge. This coupled with the schools highly praised SLT, excellent CPD and effective assessment and data systems will ensure a comprehensive and smooth handover.

All applicants must have recent experience teaching students with autism, ideally within a specialist SEN environment or primary school. Good to Outstanding primary teachers with recent experience teaching a pupil or pupils with more complex autism in a mainstream schools will be considered.

The class consists of six mixed KS2 pupils who have been grouped in accordance with their academic and social development. The school itself has been heavily invested in over the last few years and facilities are exceptional.

The ideal candidate would have:

* A proven record of teaching SEN students with autism
* A good understanding of P levels and the Key Stage 1 national curriculum
* The ability to prepare and teach effective lessons taking into account the individual needs of learners
* A clear understanding of TEACCH practices and ABA techniques
* Have a basic understanding of PECS and Makaton
* A creative approach to lesson planning
* A patient, calm and engaging classroom manner
* Strong communication and team leadership skills
* Full teacher status
* Registered DBS or be prepared to carry out a new DBS application