Special Needs Teacher - Independent Special school, Earlsfield

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The Chelsea Group of ChildrenEarlsfield
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Chelsea Group of Children is an Independent special school for primary age children with mild to moderate complex learning needs who are aged 4 to 11 years. We currently have a team of 36 members of staff who are fun, hardworking and supportive of each other.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join our team and work in close partnership with our teachers, therapists, learning support assistants and parents.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you are:

· A self-motivated, dynamic, committed, hardworking teacher who enjoys a challenge, but retains a sense of humour

· A forward thinking, innovative teacher, who always puts the pupils needs first

· Experienced in working with ASD/special needs pupils and wish to develop your skills and knowledge further

· Experienced in working as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop innovative learning opportunities which support the Chelsea Group of Children approach

· Interested in working in a progressive, lively and successful school in a rewarding field of education

· Someone who understands challenging behaviour and has high levels of resilience and a positive attitude

· Committed to further professional development

You will be able to offer:

· High quality, creative teaching and learning

· Knowledge of teaching within the Foundation Stage

· Passion about supporting children with complex needs

· Excellent organisational skills

· Hard work and commitment to a school that is always striving for improvement in standards

Job Description:

· To teach and support the children in their learning

· To attend all appropriate meetings and training sessions

· To ensure the effective/efficient deployment of resources.

· To plan and prepare adequately for the purposeful accomplishment of your responsibilities

· To contribute to the whole School’s planning activities

· To write and maintain long term, midterm and daily lesson plans.

· To write, maintain and review IEP targets.

· To write annual reports

· To write and maintain daily class notes.

· To take part in the School’s staff development programme by participating in further training and professional development

· To continue personal development in the relevant areas including subject knowledge and teaching methods

· To help implement and adhere to School Policies and procedures

· To maintain appropriate records and reports and to provide relevant, accurate and up to date information in line with policies

· Maintain confidentiality of information in relation to children, families, and colleagues

· To complete the ‘Homelink’ weekly home school communication

· Share relevant information to others working with the child

· To take part in marketing and liaison activities such as Open days and Parent meetings/evenings

· To assist in identifying resource needs and to contribute to the effective use of resources

· To assist in making/ maintaining visuals and resources

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare. Posts advertised are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and are subject to police and enhanced Criminal Records Bureau checks. If you do not hear from us, you have not been successful in your application.

We are looking for a candidate to start ASAP, we look forward to hearing from you.

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More about The Chelsea Group of Children
Address: The Hall, Waynflete Street, Earlsfield, Wandsworth, London, SW18 3QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 946 8330