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SLD Teacher

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  • Excellent opportunity in a thriving school!
  • Long-term position!
  • CPD available; TeamTeach, Autism Awareness and NASEN Training.

Teaching Personnel are now recruiting for a Specialist SLD Teacher. The position is a January start on a full-time basis until easter. Ideal candidates will have extensive experience working with SLD, Autism and challenging behaviour.

We are working on behalf of a 'Specialist Primary School' in Mansfield for children (Aged between 3-11 years) with moderate, severe and complex learning difficulties. Most pupils have a degree of Moderate or Severe Learning Difficulties (MLD/SLD) some pupils also have Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC). You will be teaching a class of 7 pupils between Year 3 and Year 6, with severe learning difficulties and limited communication. You will also be responsible for 3 teaching assistants.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills:

• Fully qualified teacher (with QTS).

•Extensive experience supporting children on the Autistic spectrum, including those with challenging behaviour and communication difficulties.

•Training and/or experience using Makaton, PECS and other forms of communication aids for students with impaired communication.

•Ability to work on your own and as part of a team.

•Confidence to liaise with multi-disciplinary teams including school staff, parents, Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists.

•Some experience working in primary settings, in-particular knowledge of EYFS.

•Additional qualifications in Team Teach, MAPA, Autism, Manual Handling etc are desirable but NOT essential.

For additional information, please contact Luke McDonald on OR 0115 8456405 as soon as possible.
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