We are a specialist independent school for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). We are seeking a KS1 teacher , with the ability to teach the full primary curriculum inlcluding EYFS and phonics knowledge.
Our ambition is for pupils to develop self-confidence, independence and resilience through an engaging and holistic curriculum. This will provide the skills, life experiences and qualifications pupils need to participate successfully in wider society
Our highly experienced and dedicated team provides an ambitious curriculum that nurtures and challenges our pupils. Our aim is for pupils to be successful and for them to be equipped with the skills they need to lead purposeful and productive lives when they leave us.
Our motto of “Confidence. Resilience. Success.”
Confidence – we value inspirational, aspirational and experiential learning inside and outside the classroom to develop pupils’ confidence.
Resilience – we value participative learning that develops pupils’ thinking and social skills, enabling them to understand their autism and to develop resilience for life.
Success – we value learning outcomes that are holistic and which measure and celebrate pupils’ success at school and improve their life chances
As a qualified teacher you will be highly motivated to teach children with special needs to make progress and fulfil their potential. You will have:
– relevant experience of classroom teaching, preferably working with children who have special needs – ASD
– knowledge of curriculum, assessment and inspection requirements
– a wider interest in working with children, young people and their parents/carers both inside and outside the classroom
– the ability to contribute positively to the overall programme of learning for each student to ensure progression
– focus on pupil outcomes and pupil progression
– to contribute to learning outside the classroom
– understanding that safeguarding all children is a top priority: to ensure their safety and wellbeing at all times
You should have:
– a relevant teaching qualification
– interest in a particular area of learning or the curriculum
– experience or an interest in working within an SEN setting
– a high degree of initiative and sound judgement when working with children and young people
– ability to communicate effectively with learners and their parents/carers
– ability to work with parents
– ability, patience and judgement to manage behaviour