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SEN Teacher

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Job description

About the School:

A school in Weymouth for children and young people aged from 2 to 19 with complex needs, including Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They provide an Early Years’ service, primary and secondary classes and a sixth form. Most pupils have substantial global developmental delay, emergent communication skills and are highly dependent. Some have additional disabilities including cerebral palsy, sensory impairment and/or complex needs including challenging behaviour.

The school is well-equipped with a gym hall, a hydrotherapy pool, interactive sensory and soft-play areas, outside playground areas and a vegetable plot. Classrooms are equipped with the latest computer technology, including tablet devices and communication aids.

About the role:

  • SEN Teacher
  • To start in January
  • Teaching a small class of students from YR4 – YR6, learning at a EYFS/KS1 Level
  • Full time
  • Varying needs in the class as mentioned above, including challenging behaviour

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has extensive SEN experience
  • Has experience with non-verbal students and ideally Makaton, PECS or other communication aids
  • Is knowledgeable in how to support children with complex needs and some challenging behaviour
  • Is confident to work with specific sensory difficulties
  • Is experienced teaching the Primary curriculum with a particular focus on Early Years and play based education.
  • Has QTS

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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