Sensory & Communication Class Teacher, Guernsey

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States of GuernseyGuernsey

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Start date: 24th April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale- £29,247 - £41,996 / £44,353 - £47,175 per annum plus special schools allowance payment of £3,049 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Le Rondin school is looking to appoint, with effect from as soon as possible, a well-qualified and enthusiastic class teacher to work with pupils with Sensory & Communication needs including severe learning difficulties (SLD) and Autism. The person appointed, will require a working knowledge and experience of pupils with SLD and additional needs such as communication difficulties, social and emotional difficulties as well challenging behaviour.

This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a valued team. Le Rondin is a Primary Special School for pupils aged 3-11 years who have a wide range of learning difficulties and additional special educational needs.

The School is organised in three Departments: 

•Early Years & Key Stage 1 (from Nursery to Year 2) 

•Lower Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) and 

•Upper Key Stage 2 (Years 5 and 6)

The Sensory and Communication class offers a flexible approach to the curriculum focusing on skills that matter to this pupil group. Areas of focus include communication, choice making and social skills, personal development (looking at behaviour and coping skills, developing tolerance, confidence, self-help and independence), movement and body awareness (including therapeutic massage and hydrotherapy) as well as numeracy, literacy and information skills. Teaching and learning approaches used may include Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), visual schedules and work systems, principles of TEACCH, objects of reference, sensory diet, Signalong and Intensive Interaction.

Le Rondin is co-located with the Forest Primary School and the two schools share some facilities. The Centre accommodates colleagues from across the services who work closely in multi-agency teams to provide the best possible support for our pupils.

Contact: Paula Sullivan, Headteacher, tel. 268300/756014 or email

We strongly advise that applicants speak to the contact named above before applying for this post. 

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More about States of Guernsey
Address: Sir Charles Frossard House, La Charroterie, St Peter Port, GY1 1FH, Guernsey
Telephone: +44 1481 717000