A Special School for pupils aged 9 to 19 years who have Learning Difficulties with associated Social and Communication Needs are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Mathematics to join their team from September 2019.
Many of the pupils what attend this school have Autism, Social Emotional Mental Health and associated Behavioural Difficulties. All pupils admitted to this school have an Education, Health and Care Plan. If the plan indicates that a placement at this school might be appropriate, the school will then offer a place for those pupils.
The pupils arrive before 8:55am are there is a breakfast club available before going to registration. The schools provides a creative and practical curriculum for their pupils. In addition to the National Curriculum Subjects, pupils in Years 10, 11 and 6th form study a range of vocational qualifications to prepare them for the next stage of their education, training or employment. All pupils study for qualifications including GCSE's, BTEC, Functional Skills, NCFE, Gateway and Entry Level.
Mathematics is key to success in life and at this school the young people are successful Mathematicians and go on to be successful in society. Pupils currently use practical Maths, where they use practical activities to learn Mathematic concepts. For example, some students will use remote control cars to learn directions. The school plan a Maths Festival which will be a day of practical Mathematics activities such a tiling a wall. The aim being to apply learnt mathematical concepts in everyday applications.
Too apply for this position you must have/be:
• Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent/ NQT's are more than welcome to apply.
• Right to work in the UK
• A minimum of two successful years teaching (preferably with children who have identified special educational needs)
• Experience teaching/supporting children with autism
• Experience using Makaton and/or PECS
• Passionate about working with SEND!
This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced practitioner who is enthusiastic, committed and has a desire to work with some of the most vulnerable and complex children. With a background in managing challenging behaviour alongside evidence of securing successful academic outcomes are essential for this role. You must also have high aspirations and a relentless approach towards excellence are the key skills required.
Why Choose Horizon?
• We are a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy
• We have been established for 10 years
• Uplift in pay
• Many of our team are former teachers so we have an excellent understanding
• We are passionate about enhancing children's education!
Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.
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