SEN Teacher, Croydon, New Addington

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Meridian High SchoolCroydon, New Addington

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Start date: September 2018 - However, an earlier start date is available for the right candidate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR
Contract term: Permanent

SEN Teacher required in a school on an exciting journey of improvement         

As Headteacher, from day one I’ve delivered a very clear message to our staff, students and parents. It is that every one of us must take ownership of ambition and raise our expectations of the success we can achieve, both individually and as a community. That idea now defines who we are. 

We are now looking for a SEN Teacher to successfully lead and be responsible for the teaching of students with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and/or Speech Language and Communication Needs, in a range of subject areas, within the schools enhanced learning provision, The Spectrum Centre.

All students who are part of the Spectrum Centre have an Education Health and Care Plan and are placed at the school by Croydon Local Authority. All students are taught a portion of their timetable in the Spectrum Centre and a portion in the mainstream, individual to each student’s needs.

The successful applicant will provide a high quality of teaching and learning provision to set clear learning objectives across the differing range of SEN needs and ages, (particularly those learners with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and other related conditions). You will also support students from the Spectrum Centre in their mainstream lessons, supervise and guide the work of any support staff (including TAs and HLTAs) who are assigned to work with post holders classes/students and ensure that a stimulating learning environment is maintained in the classroom, including provision of a high quality of display. 

This role allows you the opportunity to be part of the transformation of a community and the life chances of the amazing young people we serve. 

If you apply for this post, you must already be a dynamic, innovative teacher who will inspire, motivate and challenge. Above all, you will be passionate about helping our students set high expectations of behaviour, learning, motivation and presentation of work by establishing a purposeful working atmosphere and providing challenging and inspirational learning experiences. 

In return we can offer you a school that is totally focused on ensuring that every child is supported and challenged to deliver outstanding personal progress, the support of a leadership team dedicated to helping young people striving for more and as a GLF Schools’ employee, you will enjoy the benefit of working within an excellent support and learning network and will be exposed to significant collaboration opportunities across our schools. 

If you believe you have the skills required, we would like to hear from you. Contact our recruitment team by calling 020-8716-4987.

We would strongly recommend that you let us arrange a visit for you to visit the school to see for yourself why this is such a special opportunity.

Salary: MPR (Outer London)
Closing date: Monday 30th April 2018
Start date: September 2018 (earlier start date available for the successful candidate)

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds and from educators seeking flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, CR0 0AH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 842545
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Based in New Addington, Croydon, Meridian High School first opened under its current name in 2015. It was previously known as Addington High School and has around 1,200 pupils. The secondary school and sixth form was named for the prime meridian line...