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SEN General Teacher

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Job description

Specialist SEN Teacher required for School in Leeds

  • Ability to teach engaging and motivating lessons informed by well-grounded expectations of learners and designed to raise levels of attainment
  • Good, up-to-date working knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and know how to use and adapt them, including how to personalise learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential
  • Knowledge and understanding of the relevant statutory and non-statutory curricula and frameworks, including those provided through the National Strategies, for their subjects/curriculum areas and other relevant initiatives across the age and ability range they teach

Teaching Personnel are currently working with an all age (2-19) specialist provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs. This includes pupils with severe and complex needs and an increasing majority of pupils with an autistic spectrum condition. The school are looking to appoint an experienced SEN Teacher to join their team in the Summer term of 2016, with an opportunity to become a permanent member of staff

Applications are welcome from teachers from mainstream, specialist or LA backgrounds. The ability to really make a difference and putting our children’s need first will be key to adapting your skills to meet our high expectations.

Training or experience in the following would be beneficial but not essential:

• Makaton

• Picture Exchange Communication (PECs)

• BSL (to any level)

You will have high expectations of children and young people including a commitment to ensuring that they can achieve their full educational potential and to establishing fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them. You will have the ability to communicate effectively with children, young people, colleagues and parents/carers and to communicate promptly and effectively with parents and carers, conveying timely and relevant information about attainment, objectives, progress and well-being.

You must know how to identify and support children and young people whose progress, development or well-being is affected by changes or difficulties in their personal circumstances, and when to refer them to colleagues for specialist support.

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for this role, please call Rebecca Holden on 0113 224 0234 or email

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Full assistance provided (AGY)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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