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SEMH Functional Skills Teacher

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Job description

We are currently looking for a Functional Skills Teacher, to help support students in a SEMH Provision on the border of The New Forest ad Dorset from September 2019. Please see details below of the role.

The School

The School is a unique educational provision, providing a safe and supportive environment for young people aged between 7 and 16 years old. The school caters for young people who are finding mainstream education difficult and prides itself on recognising young people's emotions. Using detailed assessment packages and specific targeted work, they challenge and teach young people how to manage their emotions whilst maintaining academic progress. Issues can include inadequate social skills, self-awareness, motivation, self-regulation or empathy or any combination of these. This work helps the young people develop socially and emotionally to unlock their personal barriers to learning as well as life itself.

Key responsibilities as our Functional Skills Teacher will include:

- To deliver engaging, effective and innovative group training sessions to students

- To ensure that students work-skills are developed and that they are ready for working life by the time they leave Juniper

- To deliver Functional Skills qualifications

- Arrange and facilitate motivational visits/activities

- To conduct & use initial assessment effectively and set students appropriate, but challenging, targets & goals

- To conduct and document meaningful student reviews as per procedures

- Invigilate exams and mark functional skills exam papers as appropriate

Essential skills and abilities we're looking for in our Functional Skills Tutor:

- Level 2 English & Maths (or working at)

- To deliver effective training sessions to groups

- Excellent communicator

- To persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour

- To build rapport with target group and retain their attention during training sessions

- To work well under pressure

- To work to targets & deadlines

- Highly motivated

- Innovative & solution focused

- To remain positive, with a bubbly, engaging personality

- Excellent organisation skills

If you would be interested in finding out more, or for immediate consideration, please do not hesitate to contact me on the number below.

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