Full and part time special needs teachers
Chailey Heritage Teachers’ pay scales negotiable depending on skills, experience & qualifications
Due to our continued success and growth we are pleased to offer opportunities for teachers to join a nationally renowned, Ofsted Outstanding, well resourced special school, set in the heart of Sussex. Permanent full time and part time positions available. All of our learners are physically disabled and medically complex, many with additional sensory impairments. Our work is integrated with that of a very large specialist NHS clinical and medical team on site, making it an inspiring place for enthusiastic teachers to practise and to learn. Enquiries are especially welcomed from teachers with VI/HI/MSI and/or PMLD qualifications Teachers with specific qualifications, including the above may be offered additional responsibilities and may therefore be entitled to a salary point increase based on these duties.
Teachers at Chailey Heritage School are expected to:
• Engage with and promote the school’s Vision;
• Be excellent practitioners and adhere to Chailey Heritage School’s professional standards;
• Have a sound knowledge of children’s development and learning;
• Be responsible for engaging in effective, sustained and relevant professional development;
• Work together effectively in class, department and whole-school teams, and as part of the wider Foundation.
• Promote the welfare of children and young adults through safeguarding.
The main areas of responsibility are listed, but can be varied by agreement.
As a class teacher, to be responsible for the education and well-being of a group of pupils with physical disabilities, complex communication, sensory, medical and cognitive difficulties.
• In partnership with your department team, plan and teach according to the Chailey Heritage Curriculum which is based on the individual profiles of each pupil, aiming for all pupils to achieve their best and for them to make at least good progress;
• Be responsible for collating clear and up-to-date evidence of learner progress, and demonstrating levels of attainment for the learners in your class;
• Maintain records of the support and interventions provided for students and the impact of these on their progress and attainment.
• Lead meetings with other professionals reviewing pupil progress.
• Understand the holistic everyday health care needs of the children in your class to ensure that they are met within the school day by working in close liaison with the multidisciplinary team.
• Lead a team of teaching assistants, including their line management and school appraisal processes, and supporting them to develop their SEN skills.
• Establish and maintain effective relationships with parents/carers and a team of multi-disciplinary staff;
• Provide reports for parents, governors and external agencies (as required), completing all documentation to required professional standards.