The Wenlock School
Up to £30,000
We are looking for a SEN Teacher to help develop a new independent special educational needs day school for 90 young people aged 7-18. You will help deliver the curriculum as well as a nurturing and therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including a range of social, emotional and mental health needs and also pupils who have been diagnosed with autism or demonstrate behaviours associated with autism. You will contribute to making The Wenlock School an Outstanding provision and a leading light for our young people and their families.
About the role
We require an experienced and qualified teacher who has the ability to make a significant contribution to our school. The successful candidate will be an innovative, reflective practitioner who can demonstrate the willingness to adapt and learn. You will have specialist knowledge and experience of working with children on the autism spectrum. We are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards who can offer excellent behavioural management skills. An additional strength would be a creative, engaging approach to curriculum design and planning both within the classroom and also in the wider outdoor learning environment.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people with a range of complex learning needs. You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding of how these needs impact upon learning and behaviour in the classroom. Applications are invited from colleagues offering SEN experience, from mainstream schools and other educational settings.
The ability to contribute to the development of our school is essential and we believe that energy, passion and a commitment to high standards are key characteristics required. We are looking for a special individual who is able to help inspire and engage the young people that we serve. This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills and experience in a challenging, motivating and highly rewarding environment.
Please note that we do not offer Teachers' Pension Scheme at The Wenlock School.
This position is due to commence in September 2019 (subject to approved reference/DBS checks). Applications are invited online through the Acorn Care and Education website www.acorncare.co.uk If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please contact the Admin Team on 01384 884 883 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.