Teacher of Learning Disabilities & Difficulties, Southampton

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Totton CollegeSouthampton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Teacher of Learning Difficulties & Disabilities

Job type - Full  time permanent

Salary - £22,319-£32,272 

Hours - hours per week term time only

Location - Southampton

At Totton College, we educate, nurture and transform lives, would you like to join an outstanding team of professionals who make a positive impact on society by offering a range of vocational and academic learning routes to create independent, socially inclusive and economically active citizens to lead meaningful and prosperous lives?

Who we are looking for? 

An inspirational teacher to take responsibility for a new provision, initially off site, which is being developed for students who are at the more able end of the Autistic Continuum, who have additional mental health issues, and/or very high anxiety levels, and for whom accessing a mainstream college straight from school is too challenging.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To provide pastoral care to students within the new provision.  
  • To give relevant support and advice on current programmes of study, on future      education applications and employment as appropriate.
  • The candidate will be expected to contribute, as appropriate, to the expansion      of the Department to meet the challenges of inclusive education and widening participation for all.
  • Work as a member of a team, which includes staff from across college and a range      of discipline.
  • Be responsible for the day to day organisation and operation of the new      provision
  • Develop the curriculum for the new provision, in line with the Foundation Learning      Framework.
  • Liaise closely with parents and carers.
  • Liaise closely with other external agencies, as appropriate 
  • Chair annual Progression Interviews for all students in the provision
  • Have a positive attitude towards students and high expectations of them and for them, 
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards behaviour management.
  • Plan and deliver Schemes of Work (including lesson plans) in line with course and department documentation. 

If you enjoy a challenge and seek the rewards found in transforming the lives of disadvantaged young people and adults then we want to hear from you.

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications held.

A DBS check will be required for this role.

Please apply online



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Water Lane, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 3ZX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 23 8087 4874