Posted 20 February by Prospero Teaching
Prospero Teaching are working alongside a Special Needs School in Hackney, seeking a Qualified Primary teacher who has experience of teaching students with Complex needs and Autism.

Location: Hackney
Needs:Autistic students
Non-verbal class
7 students in the class with 5 members of support staff

The school is a well-managed, well established school providing an education to both primary and secondary aged students with Autism and a range of other needs.
The Headteacher has an ever evolving approach to Autism and what is required of a teacher at the school, a combination of research proven autism-specific strategies, systems and techniques, incorporating individualised learner education plans. These systems and techniques provide a clear focus on improving communication and interaction skills through identifying learner's strengths in areas of special interest.
Together the team deliver a positive reinforcement and celebration of achievement is embedded in the school's culture and includes individually meaningful and high value reward systems that motivate our pupils to participate in activities, helping them to take responsibility for their own learning.
The ideal candidate will have a PGCE in Primary Education and 1 / 2 years' experience in an SEN setting specifically working with students with Autism and Complex needs.
As per many SEN schools they have a range of teachers, Learning Support Assistants, Educational Psychologists, Speech & Language, Physio and Occupational Therapists and they integrate these therapies within the curriculum and throughout the school day.
As an SEN teacher you will be required to assess and produce an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for each child and is to be reviewed by the school team and parents every three weeks. The EHCP aims to nurture and address these requirements, along with targets for improvement.

The position starts immediately and is a very rewarding role for the right person!
*You will be teaching a Primary level
*Someone with a Secondary and ASD background would be fantastic
*Class sizes are 7 - 8
*There will be 3 /4 - lessons per day
*5 Teaching assistants in each class

The Teacher will have:
*A genuine passion for teaching
*Ability to work on your own initiative or as part of a team
*Previous Experience in a Teaching post - ideally Primary
*Ability to contribute to the forward-thinking ethos of the school
*An optimistic outlook and the skill to encourage students
*Ability to tap into a student's imagination and expand upon sensory tools
*Good classroom management

Job description below:
*Teaching National Curriculum subjects, which may have been adapted to pupils' needs
*Helping pupils to develop their confidence, independence, abilities and attitudes
*Preparing lessons and teaching materials
*Marking and assessing work
*Experience in a similar environment already
*Working to specific EHCPs which will be updated / reviewed triweekly.
*Working with other professionals, such as medical professionals, speech and language therapists and Educational psychologists

The ethos of the school is to promote:
*Every students is valued
*That every individual has the right and potential to achieve success.
*Create a positive teaching and learning environment
*Push the development of the school and be of the mindset that contribution is important, at whatever level, to ensure the success of our school.
*Encourage and participate in staff development and training in order to improve standards and practice.

Prospero Teaching requires all teachers to have a fully enhanced DBS check, minimum of two references plus a face to face interview.

To apply for this teaching position please send your CV or call the SEN Team on .

We look forward to hearing from you!
Please note that due to the overwhelming response to online advertising, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Required skills

  • ASD/Autism/SLC/Speech Language/ Team Teach/ Conflict Resolution/ Descalation/ PRU/ MLD/ SLD/ PMLD/ SEMH/ ADHD/ Visual Impairment/ Hearing Impairment/

Application question

Do you have Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent?

Reference: 34520363

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