Class Teacher

Location: South Benfleet
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Teacher
Reference: classteacherben
Salary: £30k - 46k per year
Job Published: 29 days ago

Seeking a Class Teacher to Join a Specilaist School in Benfleet!

Start date: September

We are looking for enthusiastic and inspiring teachers who will promote the achievement and wellbeing of pupils who have severe, moderate and complex needs. You may already be an experienced teacher looking for a change, or a new Teacher starting their journey, we welcome all applications at this exciting time for an amazing school. 

This is a brave special school for pupils aged 3-19 years that currently provide for 228 young people. Recently moved into a superb building in September 2017 and are developing a successful 20 bed residential provision, which is an educational intervention, as part of the school's holistic approach.

Previous experience of working in a special needs setting is not essential. We aim for nothing but the best in support of our learners and our mission is to be transformational. Our model is deeply rooted in making progress that is meaningful for learners and their families.

The successful candidates will a be professional who recognises the importance of doing things differently to ensure learners achieve and enjoy life.

  • Be confident leaders of curious and effective class-teams.
  • Support your class team to work together in a creative and solution focussed way
  • Be an excellent role model, exemplifying a high standard of teaching and promoting high expectations for all members of the team.
  • Be responsive to the priorities raised for learners ensuring there is highly individualised planning; with a full understanding that something new and unique may need to be created rather than relying on pre-existing strategies and resources. Thinking afresh every time we learn something new about them.
  • Ensure that Annual Review documentation and your contributions to meetings have a significant impact on the quality of the young person's experience and achievements; and that these meetings play an important part in developing shared priorities with the family.
  • Be a role model in listening to the many 'voices around the learner', incorporating all we learn into their curriculum and support strategies; only by listening and looking do we learn where to go next.
  • Work with your class team to raise standards through staff performance management
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training, and support your class team in the areas of teaching and learning
  • Work in collaboration with Curriculum Leaders on the development and review of the curriculum including planning, recording, reporting, and assessment for each learner in your class
  • Support the Senior Leadership Team with all processes including monitoring and evaluating the quality of education taking place to ensure a consistently high quality
  • Ensure communication and safeguarding across school staff and families is highly effective
  • Effectively narrate the progress journey and identify where further development should be achieved
  • Contribute to the day-to-day effective organisation and running of the school
  • Undertake any professional duties, reasonably delegated by the headteacher

If you are a passioante SEND/Primary/Secondary/EYFS/FE teacher looking for a new challenge in September, please APPLY NOW!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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