SEND Teacher (PMLD), Devon

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Oakwood Court CollegeDevon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,000 to £28,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Location: Dawlish, Devon

Pay: £21,000 to £28,000 per annum 

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week, 38 weeks plus 6 days of the year 

Contract: Permanent 

At Oakwood Court College we are undertaking some changes to our structures and processes to better position ourselves to meet the needs of the learners and our communities. As a result we are now seeking a Teacher of PMLD. 

The Role:

As a member of the academic teaching team at our Dawlish campus, you will be responsible for planning, delivering and reviewing teaching, learning and assessment and learner progress for our learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, delivering a highly individualised programme that enables each learner to flourish.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all learners undertake highly individualised learning programmes designed to meet their specific needs and aspirations as detailed in their EHCPs.
  • Deliver highly effective teaching, learning and assessment that enables all learners make better than expected progress against their outcomes.
  • Play an active role in College life, prioritising the experience of the learners and being an excellent and supportive colleague.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Educated to degree level
  • Full teaching qualification (PGCE or equivalent)
  • Literacy and numeracy qualifications at least Level 2
  • Full UK Driving Licence

The Benefits:

Not only will you have the privilege of working with wonderful children and fantastic colleagues, as part of Phoenix Learning and Care Group you will be entitled to the following benefits: 

  • Employee Pension Scheme
  • Retail/High-street Shopping Vouchers including childcare vouchers
  • Fully Paid Holiday allowance
  • 24 hour help and support for you and your family through our Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Fully paid classroom based induction with extensive ongoing  face to face training programs
  • Aid in obtaining extra qualifications and upskilling
  • Internal progression
  • Professional and ongoing personal supervision process to provide you and your line manager with opportunities to reflect.

About Oakwood Court College:

Oakwood Court is a specialist independent College for young people aged 16-25 with a range of disabilities and primarily a diagnosis of autism, many of whom have additional disabilities. We were graded 2 (Good) by Ofsted in 2018 and are on a journey to Outstanding. We are entering a new phase at Oakwood, with a new senior team in place with ambitious plans for the future and a collective desire to become the College of choice for young people with SEND, with a particular specialism in developing communication and social skills through a therapeutically informed approach. 

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

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More about Oakwood Court College
Type: Special Needs
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 25 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 7/9 Oak Park Villas, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 0DE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1626 864066