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Year 7 & 8 SEND Teacher (SLCN)

Wandsworth | Full-time | September 2021 | Suitable for NQTs

Vision teaching are currently looking for an experienced Special Needs Teacher to work in a lovely, well stablished BSL school located in southwest London. For this Special Needs teacher role, you do not have to be qualified in BSL even though it is preferred, you will be supported by communication support workers throughout and by a very experienced management team.

You will be teaching pupils in year 7 and 8 in classes of up to 10 pupils, all pupils have SLCN and ASD (Speech and language and communication needs and Autism) Ideally you would need to be BSL level 2 qualified but the school are willing to accept applicants who do not have this qualification but willing to learn. This role is full time 5 days a week and will commence in September.

Main roles and responsibilities: • To plan, prepare and deliver engaging and stimulating programmes of study and lessons to meet the needs of SCLN and ASD pupils. • To design the curriculum, offer for language-based subjects in a topic “primary” style across both year 7 classes. • To collect Data, evaluate and write progress reports, provide information for EHCP meetings and parents as required.

• To work with the Speech and Language specialists in identifying and developing pupil’s communication needs. • To work with agencies as required such as Autism Team, Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy, and Physiotherapy team. • To work with the Head of Therapy to ensure that appropriate therapeutic intervention is planned, provide advice for other staff as required. • To promote the values and ethos of the school.

• To teach pupils all pupils according to their educational needs and be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct. • To meet and conform to the appropriate standards set out in the National Teacher standards and the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions document. • To adhere to current School policies under the direction of the Headteacher

• To take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in the school • Deliver a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum, incorporating the National Curriculum requirements and literacy, numeracy and ICT across the curriculum. • Develop long and medium-term planning for your group across a variety of subject areas within required deadlines.

• Identify and have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils including those with additional special educational needs, autism and use appropriate teaching strategies to engage and support them. • Have appropriately high expectations and set clear, aspirational individual targets, building on prior attainment. Please apply now to be put forward for a September start date

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis and trial days will take place immediately - please apply early to avoid disappointment.

As a qualified role this position requires UK QTS or equivalent.
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Vision Teaching is an established London based teacher recruitment agency. We value our relationships with schools and candidates and strive to satisfy each individual's requirements.

All applications are important to us; however, if you do not hear from Vision Teaching within 72 hours, unfortunately, your application has not been successful.

Vision Teaching is committed to safeguarding and the welfare of children, candidates will be subject to a string of suitability and competency checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure issued within the last year and two satisfactory references.

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