SEND Maths Teacher

Posted 25 September by Five Education

This SEND alternative education provider near Langport is looking for a secondary Maths teacher to be able to teach small groups of secondary aged students who have complex needs, autism, and SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs). This role is initially on a supply basis but has the potential to become permanent should the teacher and school desire. The teacher will need to be able to teach Maths up to GCSE. This role starts in September 2020.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • To actively form meaningful relationships with vulnerable young people.
  • In consultation with the Team Leader to plan, design and produce teaching materials and resources which are appropriate to age and ability.
  • Following a scheme of work, plan, deliver and review lessons which are appropriate to the age and ability of the students to facilitate progression in students’ learning.
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of the students assigned to him or her.
  • Manage the classroom and teaching equipment, to create a positive learning environment which makes effective use of available resources.
  • Provide and facilitate the general progress and well-being of any individual student within any group of students assigned to him or her, providing guidance and advice to students on educational and social matters.
  • To actively seek ways of developing lifelong learning habits with young people with negative experiences of mainstream school.
  • Operate relevant equipment/ICT packages (e.g. MS Office, internet, intranet, SIMS, E-mail)
  • Support Learning Support Assistants with day to day issues

Essential Criteria

  • An ability to form trusting, positive relationships with young people.
  • An ability to use positive relationship to caringly support young people or families in low/negative crisis
  • An ability to actively address SEMH needs whilst delivering lessons/teaching/with students.
  • An ability to actively seek out opportunities to positively engage with students.
  • An ability to set tasks that challenge and engage pupils or families with a balance of support and challenge/independence
  • Experience of working with vulnerable young people in a mainstream or specialist setting
  • QTS, induction may not be necessary if you have SEND experience (either in placements or as a teaching assistant)
  • Have a right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)
  • Available to work 5 days a week 8:30-3:30
  • At least one recent child based reference and relevant DBS/ Police checks

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including a barred list check, reference checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face to face interview.

Application questions

Do you have QTS?
Do you have recent experience teaching children with SEND?
Do you have experience teaching children with Autism, SEMH and/or Complex Needs?
Can you teach maths to GCSE level?

Reference: 40564489

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