SEN Teacher with ASD
Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale
Required for April 2019
Fixed term contract until August 2019 in the first instance
Working at Preston Manor means that you benefit from working in a school with a 80 year old reputation for success, whilst also enjoying the excitement and innovation of being part of a new school having recently become an all-through co-operative school. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4 – 19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages.
Joining us means you are joining an esteemed, outward facing establishment which is currently breaking new ground into its exciting future. We are oversubscribed for places, reflecting the reputation the school has for its academic rigour, excellence in teaching and learning, an inclusive and welcoming community. We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff-retention rates.
We are seeking to employ a dynamic, committed and innovative professional to work as part of the Learning Support Department, teaching individuals and small groups across Key Stages 3 and 4 with a specific focus on teaching students social skills, study skills and improving their basic skills in Literacy and Numeracy. Experience of working with students on the Autistic Spectrum or with students with Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties is highly desirable but not essential. If you enjoy working collaboratively and creatively to help students with SEND achieve better outcomes then we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for candidates who:
· are highly ambitious for our children and students and who are committed to building their confidence and aspirations
· are committed to children and students’ academic and personal development
· are inspirational teachers with the highest expectations of attainment and behaviour
· have successful experience of motivating staff and improving performance
· have excellent teaching skills and are able to demonstrate and develop in others quality Wave 1, 2 and 3 teaching and learning
· have a proactive and creative approach to working with others
· are willing to develop the use of IT and Technology to enhance learning
The successful candidate will join a strong, supportive team of Special Needs teachers and HLTA’s/ LSA’s who are committed to inclusion and to helping our students achieve to the highest level possible, and a school which prioritises the professional development of all its staff.
● motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious students
● a friendly and supportive team of teachers
● well-resourced facilities
● a professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment
● a commitment to professional development, including an excellent NQT induction programme
The school is situated within sight of the iconic Wembley Stadium, and provides access to all that Wembley has to offer. The school benefits from fantastic links both through public transport and by car. It is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. The Metropolitan, Jubilee and Bakerloo lines as well as the London Overground/Network rail are within easy reach of the school. Central London locations can easily be reached within 20 minutes from the school. The school is also accessible to major motorways (M25, M1, M40 and A40 etc.).
The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers.
"Students at Preston Manor are always aiming high supported by the teachers who push them further.’
‘Preston Manor is a vibrant, diverse and enriched community. The discipline and teaching is first-class, giving us a wider perspective of how the world around us works.’
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.
Closing Date: noon Monday 14 January 2019
Interview Date: w/c 14 January 2019
The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.
Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.