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SEN TEACHER NEEDED TO START AFTER HALF TERM (SEMH and PMLD)

Job Title: SEN TEACHER NEEDED TO START AFTER HALF TERM (SEMH and PMLD)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lewisham, London
Industry:
Salary: £130 - £220 per day + Depends on Experience
Start Date: May (After Half Term)
Duration: 1 year
REF: PA220519PrimaT03_1558519779
Contact Name: Prince Aidoo
Contact Email: princea@uniformeducation.co.uk
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

This role will involve working with disengaged students who have been removed from a mainstream school setting to an environment of alternative provisions. This role will be perfect for someone with a strong character, who is resilient and dedicated to providing a second chance of success to the pupils studying there. The majority of students have SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) /SEBD need (Social, Emotional, Behavioural Difficulties), some exhibit very challenging behaviour thus mainstream schooling has proved not be the appropriate setting for them.

About the Role

  • This is a full time role with three LSA's to support you.
  • Promote and encourage independence and personal development in our pupils whilst maintaining high expectations of behaviour at all times.
  • Supporting pupils with their learning and general well-being to ensure they have the best opportunity to reach their full potential in a caring and safe environment (where necessary this may include positive behaviour management).
  • Working with pupils to support their learning, providing further explanation where needed and providing feedback in relation to attainment and progress (under the guidance of the teacher).

About you

  • SEN LSA looking for a challenge
  • Have proven experience as a teaching assistant in the UK
  • Be able to provide valid references for your work with children
  • Hold or be willing to complete a DBS/police check
  • PRU experience preferred but not compulsory
  • Social/community work experience goes a long way
  • Team Teach desired but not compulsory

About the School

  • Located in SE11
  • All boys school with challenging behaviour bordering on PRU.
  • Has a dedicated staff that are passionate about providing the best possible opportunities and education for each individual.
  • Celebrates difference, constantly challenges and resolves conflict, always having high expectations about student behaviour, relationships and attainment.
  • Has smaller classes and amazing staff that truly understand SEMH.

To be successful, you must be:

  • Have proven SEN classroom experience
  • Passionate about effectively supporting students with a main focus on literacy and numeracy
  • An excellent SEN teacher with a successful track record of impacting positively upon student progress
  • Forward-thinking, inspirational, receptive to change and have a high interest in working with a forward thinking school and department
  • A good team player with excellent interpersonal skills