Prospero Teaching are recruiting for a functional skills Tutor to work within a special needs college in Openshaw, Manchester. This college caters for students aged 16-25, all of which have learning disabilities, complex needs and autism.
The College has a large multi-disciplinary team which comprises of teachers, support staff, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists. It is essential that the functional skills tutor works collaboratively with this multi-disciplinary team to ensure the needs of students are addressed and learning is accessible and inclusive.
*Degree/Level 3 in a related vocational area
*PGCE/PGDE in post compulsory education or other relevant teaching qualification, related to the role or willing to work towards
The ideal candidate must:
*Experience teaching students with disabilities and/or autism
*Awareness about how managing disabilities and medical conditions associated with students with learning disabilities/autism
*MIDAS trained or willingness to undertake within first year of employment
*Training in Makaton or other forms of sign language
*Design and management of person centred individual learning plans (ILPs) and to set comprehensive targets
*To manage support staff within the classroom and provide relevant support and guidance to develop best practice
*To work collaboratively with a range of partners to facilitate student progression
To build external links with agencies to improve the learner experience in term time and non term time.
A registration process will need to be followed before starting the role, therefore you must be able to provide two references demonstrating the above skills.
*This vacancy is being advertised by Prospero Teaching Manchester. The services advertised by Prospero Teaching, in this instance are those of an employment business. Prospero Teaching is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.