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Teacher

Brookfields Special School
School name

Brookfields Special School

School website

http://www.brookfieldsschool.org/

School type

Special

Job Title Teacher
Job Type

Teacher

Start Date

01/09/2021

Hours

Full Time

Employment

Permanent

Salary

25,714 - 41,604

Closing date for applications

22/02/2021

Contact for further information hr@brookfields.w-berks.sch.uk

To promote equality as an integral part of the role and to treat everyone with fairness and dignity.

To recognise health and safety is a responsibility of every employee, to take reasonable care of self and others and to comply with the Schools Health and Safety policy and any school-specific procedures / rules that apply to this role.

To promote the welfare of children and to support the school in safeguarding children though relevant policies and procedures.

 The day to day responsibilities required of a Class Teacher in relation to the pupils in his / her care

     You will be required to:

  • Organise the day to day running and management of class timetabling and relevant activities
  • Support the Head of Key Stage in all matters of Key Stage policy
  • Ensure on-going assessment of pupils’ work and abilities through comprehensive and detailed record keeping based on the school’s agreed format
  • Provide suitably differentiated work to meet the individual needs of pupils
  • Write annual reports, annual reviews and any other reports required by the Headteacher
  • Attend report evenings, annual review meetings and Key Stage evenings
  • Attend weekly meetings outside school hours relating to the work of the Key Stage
  • Establish and maintain contact and good working links with parents
  • Maintain and keep up to date a daily register of pupil’s attendance
  • Maintain good discipline within the parameters set down within school and Key Stage guidelines
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with support staff working in the classroom
  • Work, as required, in close co-operation with other staff in the Key Stage
  • Contribute to the decision making process within Key Stage and be actively involved in the implementation of Key Stage action plans
  • Contribute to, where appropriate, the display and presentation of pupils’ work

 Wider responsibilities relating to whole school issues and procedures

     You will be required to:

  • Be an active and involved member of the school
  • Support the Headteacher in all matters of school policy
  • Work for the advancement and development of the whole school being particularly aware of those problems, both organisational and administrative, which might affect the daily routine
  • Show a sense of responsibility for all pupils within the school in all matters of welfare and discipline
  • Attend staff meetings outside school hours or any other meetings, which the Headteacher considers to be important
  • Contribute to the decision making process within the school and be actively involved in the implementation of school action plans
  • Work, where appropriate, in close co-operation with staff from other Key Stages

Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified teacher with a strong background in working with pupils with special needs
  • Additional Qualification in Special Educational Needs
  • Experience / training in working with pupils in either the primary or secondary phases
  • Successful experience of working with other specialisms and agencies

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of current methodology in the education of pupils with special needs
  • Awareness of the role and importance of multi-professional working arrangements

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work as part of a team and manage the deployment of other adults working in the class.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and plan jointly
  • Commitment to undertaking a detailed induction programme
  • Commitment to undertake additional training relevant to the post
  • Firm understanding of the subject in relation to pupils with special needs
  • Ability to compose clear written reports
  • Ability to support on teaching and learning , curriculum developments and training across the school
  • Able to construct an individualised curriculum / timetable for specific pupils
  • Ability to form constructive relationships with parents

Work-related Personal Qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Confident in a variety of situations
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communicator
  • Commitment to supporting the work of the consultancy service and training offered to parents and agencies beyond the school

 

Other Work-related Requirements

  • Suitability to work with Children
  • DBS Check
  • Patient and resilient
  • Willing to attend evening meetings as required
  • Willing to attend training, including intervention training, and implement actions
  • Able to manage the physical aspects of working with children with SEN

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.

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