Dynamic and Experienced Special Needs Teacher, Wandsworth, Wandsworth

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The Chelsea Group of ChildrenWandsworth
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Start date: January 2019 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Chelsea Group of Children is an Independent specialist school for primary age children with mild to moderate complex learning needs.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic experienced teacher to join our team and work in close partnership with our teachers, therapists, learning support assistants and parents. 

We would be delighted to hear from you if you are:

  • A self-motivated, dynamic, committed,      hardworking teacher who enjoys a challenge, but retains a sense of humour 
  • A forward thinking, innovative teacher, who      always puts the pupils needs first 
  • Experienced in working with ASD/special needs      pupils and wish to develop your skills and knowledge further 
  • Experienced in working as part of a      multidisciplinary team to develop innovative learning opportunities which      support the Chelsea Group of Children approach 
  • Interested in working in a progressive, lively      and successful school in a rewarding field of education 
  • Someone who understands challenging behaviour      and has high levels of resilience and a positive attitude 
  • Committed to further professional development 
  • Someone who is interested in progressing into      a leadership position 

You will be able to offer:

  • High quality, creative teaching and learning 
  • Knowledge of teaching the national curriculum 
  • Knowledge and experience supporting other      teachers 
  • Passion about supporting children with complex      needs 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Hard work and commitment to a school that is      always striving for improvement in standards 

Job Description:

  • To teach and support the children in their      learning 
  • To attend all appropriate meetings and      training sessions 
  • To ensure the effective/efficient deployment      of resources. 
  • To plan and prepare adequately for the      purposeful accomplishment of your responsibilities 
  • To contribute to the whole School’s planning      activities 
  • To write and maintain long term, midterm and      daily lesson plans. 
  • To write, maintain and review IEP targets. 
  • To write annual reports 
  • To write and maintain daily class notes. 
  • To take part in the School’s staff development      programme by participating in further training and professional      development 
  • To continue personal development in the      relevant areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods 
  • To support other teachers in the school 
  • To help implement and adhere to School      Policies and procedures 
  • To maintain appropriate records and reports      and to provide relevant, accurate and up to date information in line with  policies 
  • Maintain confidentiality of information in      relation to children, families, and colleagues 
  • To complete the ‘Homelink’ weekly home school      communication 
  • Share relevant information to others working      with the child 
  • To take part in marketing and liaison      activities such as Open days and Parent meetings/evenings 
  • To assist in identifying resource needs and to      contribute to the effective use of resources 
  • To assist in making/ maintaining visuals and      resources

Dates: Apply by the 30th of November 2018
Job starts January 2019 or sooner if possible

If you do not hear from us, you have not been successful in your application.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare. Posts advertised are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and are subject to police and enhanced Criminal Records Bureau checks.

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More about The Chelsea Group of Children
Address: The Hall, Waynflete Street, Earlsfield, Wandsworth, London, SW18 3QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 946 8330