SEMH Teacher - Paignton £26k - £36,800
You will have experience of working with SEMH Special needs pupils.
You will have QTS and have worked in SEMH/SEN schools in the UK
Salary: Based on skills and experience
Hours:40 (or pro rata)
Contract type: full-time/permanent
Reporting to: Headteacher/Curriculum Lead
The aim of this role is to fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher; delivering our three stage programme journey, ‘Bridging the Gap’. This involves remaining in line with our School’s unique ethos and methodological approach to working with young people, whilst meeting the expectations set out in the teacher’s standards.
Duties and responsibilities Teaching
·Plan and teach project based lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work
·Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment
·Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils
·Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
·Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
·Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
·Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests
Whole-school organisation, strategy and development
·Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s values and vision
·Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school
·Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes
·Provide cover, in the unforeseen circumstance that another teacher is unable to teach
Health, safety and discipline
·Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils
·Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
·Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures
·Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching
·Where appropriate, take part in the appraisal and professional development of others
·Communicate effectively with pupils, parents and carers
Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals
·Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school
·Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues
Personal and professional conduct
·Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school
·Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality
·Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities
Management of staff and resources
·Direct and supervise support staff assigned to them, and where appropriate, other teachers
·Contribute to the recruitment and professional development of other teachers and support staff
·Deploy resources delegated to them
The teacher will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people, and follow school policies and the staff code of conduct.
Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the headteacher or line manager.
Qualified teacher status
Degree Skills and knowledge
Knowledge of the National Curriculum
Knowledge of effective teaching and learning strategies
A good understanding of how children learn
Ability to adapt teaching to meet pupils’ needs
Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils
Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies
Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning
A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
High expectations for children’s attainment and progress Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times Commitment to safeguarding and equality.
Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.
If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.