SEN Teacher / Lecturer - West Thames College, Isleworth, TW7 4HS
We are seeking an outstanding and inspirational lecturer, who is a qualified teacher, ideally with experience of working with young people with autism, to join our teaching team at Ambitious College.
This role offers a talented educator the opportunity to develop an embracing and individualised curriculum offer for a student body that are simply brimming with potential.
There has never been a better time to join Ambitious College. We are expanding and we are becoming a first-choice further education and training provider for young people with complex autism aged 16-25 and their families across London and beyond. We were graded good by Ofsted in 2017 and are working hard to achieve an outstanding judgement.
You will join a dynamic transdisciplinary team with a singular vision: to make the ordinary possible for more children and young people with autism. We pride ourselves on engaging and preparing learners with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to make a successful transition to adulthood and to live, work and contribute as part of their community.
We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher who:
- Holds a recognised Teaching Qualification
- Has high expectations of our learners' learning and a commitment to providing education that promotes excellent progress and improves life chances, 'making the ordinary possible'
- Consistently models excellent practice to colleagues in planning and delivery of teaching and learning
- Has experience of using a range of assessments to monitor learner progress and of using data to inform planning, target setting and reporting
- Has experience of teaching young people with SEN (in a mainstream or special setting) and ideally experience of teaching children with autism
- Has a clear understanding of our college context and a passion to work with our amazing learners to enable them to achieve and progress
- Has the ability and experience to lead and co-ordinate one or more of our core curriculum strands
- Is passionate, ambitious and highly motivated to develop their teaching and potentially leadership skills and knowledge
- Has knowledge or experience of PBS (Positive Behavioural Support) and/or a willingness to learn (more) about how this approach supports effective learning
- Has a sound understanding of, and commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
- Has high expectations of self and others (colleagues and learners)
For further details about this exciting opportunity please see the attached job description and person specification.
Lecturer Ambitious College October 2017.pdf
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Closing date 23 October 2017
We are committed to investing in our people and their talent. We make sure every single person is clear about their role, and has the tools, knowledge and learning they need to perform well and make a difference.
Ambitious College aims to empower staff to take ownership of their own development with support from their managers and the organisation as a whole. From the day you join us, we'll give you access thorough induction to e-learning tools, training courses, professional qualifications and coaching. We'll help you find out where your career could take you by creating a personal development plan. This will focus on the learning you need to do your job well, and tailors your long term development so that you can achieve your career goals.
We want you to have the confidence to make the most of every opportunity. So, whatever you want to do, and however you want to learn, we'll help you take your career to the next level.
Location: Pears Campus at West Thames College (Isleworth, TW7 4HS).
Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday.
Be extraordinary and join us in making the ordinary possible for young people.
For an informal discussion and to arrange a visit to the College, please contact Dave Malachi (Vice Principal) on
Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.