Special Needs Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Recruiter
Foreland Fields School
Location
Ramsgate
Salary
+ 1 SEN Point
Posted
10 Sep 2017
Expires
08 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pay: Main / UPS Pay Scale + 1 SEN Point

Start Date: Jan 2018

Foreland Fields School is seeking to recruit a Qualified Teacher who holds the Mandatory qualification for Teachers of the Deaf.

We are looking for a qualified and a highly skilled practitioner, committed to delivering the very best learning and teaching experiences for our Deaf children and young people. The ability to work with other disciplines and to direct a small team of teaching assistants is required.

Foreland Fields School is highly committed to improving the life chances of our pupils and students and to the raising of standards throughout the school. We place a firm emphasis upon the knowledge and skills needed for later life, working in partnership with parents to achieve this.

The successful candidate will therefore have Qualified Teacher Status and be able to demonstrate:

  • A mandatory qualification to teach deaf and hearing-impaired children with experience of working in a resourced provision or other specialist setting.
  • BSL Level 2, qualification or above
  • Have the drive and ambition to improve the life chances of Deaf children.
  • Be able to oversee the use of audiological equipment used by the pupils.
  • Experience of teaching pupils with special educational needs and ability to differentiate their approach for pupils with a range of needs
  • Ability to coordinate and direct the work of classroom support staff, who are skilled and experienced at working with Deaf pupils and adults
  • A good understanding of current national statutory and curriculum requirements.
  • The capability to deliver consistently good or better lessons;
  • A willingness to work with pupils and students across the Primary and Secondary phases.

Foreland Fields School is committed to the safeguarding and well-being of children therefore all successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references.

Informal visits to the school are actively encouraged in order to find out more about the nature of the work involved. To arrange an informal visit to the school please contact the PA to the Headteacher by telephone, .

Closing Date: 27/09/2017 at 15:00

Interviews: w/c 2nd October 2017

Information about the school

Foreland Fields School is a Day Special School for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex Needs (PSCN), many of whom also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

We provide for up to 200 pupils aged 2-19 in four departments, Nursery/Infants, Juniors (KS2) Secondary (KS3/4) and 6th Form. In addition, we have two fully staffed mainstream inclusion class bases within Garlinge Primary School and Hartsdown Academy.

The successful candidate will join a dedicated and friendly staff team in a school committed to on-going professional development. We have recently moved into a purpose built new school with superb facilities for both pupils and staff.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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