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I am working with a school in Nottingham who require a Special Educational Needs Primary Teacher to join their team after February half term for maternity cover.

This rewarding role will involve teaching primary school students aged 3-11 years of age with mixed SEND needs including Autism (ASC), severe learning difficulties (SLD) and moderate learning difficulties (MLD). In particular the focus in class would be SLD and ASC.

You will be teaching the national curriculum including modifications, taking into account the Special Educational Needs of your pupils as individuals. This school believes that 'Every child has the right to an education'. They believe this is achieved by including areas such as Personal and Social Development and Health Education and by placing an appropriate emphasis on the development of communication, in its widest sense, across the whole curriculum.

You will direct Teaching Assistants and set clear teaching objectives and independent learning programmes for students, specifying how they will be taught and assessed. Develop and apply appropriate teaching strategies to maximise student learning and work with multidisciplinary teams to support student learning.

Qualifications and skills required for this role include;

  • A Bachelors degree and Qualified Teaching Status (we will accept applications from NQT'S from both a primary and secondary background)
  • Experience teaching students with SEND in a special school environment
  • Team Teach training or other training in behaviour management such as MAPA is desirable but not essential
  • ASC training desirable but not essential
  • Teachers who have undergone Makaton and PECS training
  • Experience working with 'P' levels and or experience with students who have significant communication difficulties
  • Must have a valid DBS or be willing to obtain one

If you are passionate about teaching, not just the National Curriculum but also Personal and Social Development, I would love to hear from you! Please contact Chloe Moffatt or click APPLY now!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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