To teach students across Key Stage 3 who are placed at our Academy by the Local Authority in order that their social, emotional, behavioural and academic needs are best met within a specialist environment. To take responsibility for planning and teaching a minimum of two subjects, including literacy and numeracy skills. To provide pastoral support and care and to develop individualised plans for pupils as well as liaise with colleagues re: baseline assessments and schemes of work. To contribute to the development of curriculum innovations, behaviour management strategies, accreditation, policies and procedures within the school and across the Federation, as well as delivering the specific subject area(s). Maintaining professional boundaries at all times and observing / upholding the values and ethos of the Federation whilst contributing to the overall vision of the organization.
1. Teach students who require support within a smaller group setting and have an Education Health Care Plan or are being assessed through statutory assessment resulting in placement within a specialist provision.
2. Identify and address the educational, social and emotional needs of students.
3. Prepare lessons and resources appropriate to the learning and social needs of the students.
4. To develop and / or identify a comprehensive package of assessment materials to measure progress.
5. Prepare students for nationally recognised qualifications and ensure their progress is commensurate with baseline testing and information received prior to entry as well as termly progress data through on-going moderated teacher assessments.
6. Contribute to the whole school ethos of restorative practices and solution-focused work to support children and young people in making the right decisions and developing improved personal strategies for managing and modifying their own behaviour.
7. Provide pastoral support for students, including making at least weekly contact with parents / carers to encourage positive links with education.
8. Develop a stimulating and safe learning environment for all students and take responsibility for own classroom / work area as well as contributing to the overall professional appearance of the school building through displays and attention to student behaviour related to damage / graffiti.
9. Ensure that termly educational reports are produced as required by the Head of School including those related to SEN Annual Reviews and student progress.
10. To undertake termly review meetings for students as well as Education Health Care Plan Reviews within appropriate timeframes.
11. Ensure that all records are kept electronically and updated throughout the school day as part of the agreed management information processes.
12. Attend daily briefing and debriefing meetings as well as other staff meetings and team training as directed by the Head of School.
13. Develop a stimulating and exciting learning environment for students with opportunities for broadening experiences and learning new skills.
14. Undertake supervisory duties during unstructured time in line with the team ethos of the school and any other reasonable duties as directed by the Head Teacher.