Experienced Special Educational Needs Teacher
Required to home school a young boy on a private basis in North Cardiff.
The client is an 8-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. He presents with severe physical and learning disability. He lives at home with his parents who care for him on a full time basis.
He is currently home schooled by his mother, and he is currently in receipt of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and dietician support on a private basis.
We are looking for an experienced special educational needs teacher to facilitate the client’s education and independence by adopting the appropriate approach.
Your role will be to support the client’s educational needs at home and to ensure that any such support should be provided within the legal framework of home schooling.
A patient, warm, caring, reliable and trustworthy person is needed who can work as part of a team and in a home environment.
Approximately 15 hours per week – amount of hours / working pattern negotiable.
£25.00 per hour weekdays.
Qualified teacher status (QTS) is essential for this role, therefore, candidates are expected to have successfully completed one of the following qualifications:
· Bachelor of Education (BEd)
· BA or BSc with QTS
· Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)
· School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT)
· Teach First (England and Wales) - to include a PGCE
The ideal candidate will also have:
· Experience of teaching people with physical and communication difficulties.
· Good understanding of the personal and physical needs of a person with physical and cognitive difficulties.
· Ability to follow instructions / guidance.
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS.
We are a friendly, forward thinking company who help our clients recruit their own support workers, teachers, etc. You will be employed directly by the client, however, WCM oversee all aspects of the clients care package and employment of staff on his behalf.
Westcountry Case Management Ltd