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Science teacher Key stage 3-5
Date posted: January 2021 Contract Type: Full / part time
Salary: TMS/UPS + SEN1 (possible TLR for the right candidate)
Suitable for NQT: Yes
Date posted: January 2021
Contract Type: Full time/Part time (minimum 3 days)
Salary: TMS (M1 to M6) inc fringe + SEN1 (Possible TLR for a candidate with the right experience)
Suitable for NQT: Yes
Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st February 2021
Start date: September 2021
Castledon School are looking for someone who has a passion and / or experience of working with pupils with either ASD or social / emotional needs.
Would you like to be part of a community and build your career within a school that is passionate about every individual child as well as their families? Are you willing to be mentally, emotionally and physically challenged knowing that your input is making a lasting impact in a child's life? Do you have a sense of humour to be positive even when you actually want to hide? Do you have or want to develop as a specialist in autism or behaviour? We are a committed team that thrives to deliver a curriculum to equip our pupils to "learn to live" and "unlocking potential for adulthood" as well as become as independent and resilient as possible within our society. We provide a supportive and safe environment to allow you to foster a "growth mindset", be continually challenged and encouraged to try new class strategies.
Successful candidates will have:
A few tricks up their sleeves - you never know when you might have to come up with a new lesson because that plan you spent hours working on is just not going down well…
Spandex - being resilient and flexible is key when you have researched every classroom strategy and your class is still not engaged…
An array of footwear - running club, Gruffalo woods, the orchard, farm animals - one needs to be equipped for all our areas of learning!
Lightbulb moments - we are always looking for new ideas to improve our curriculum, clubs, social activities and fundraising initiatives…
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic practitioner to coordinate and deliver the Science curriculum to all pupils across KS3 to KS5 from entry level to level 2 qualifications.
To deliver high quality teaching and learning in Science in KS3-5 to young people with a range of learning needs.
To carry out professional duties as a form tutor role
To carry out the professional duties of a Teacher as outlined in the Professional Standards for Teachers.
To take responsibility (as with all staff) for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils according to the school's policies, including safeguarding and PREVENT.
To lead support and supervision sessions for learning facilitators including Professional Development Reviews.
To plan, deliver, review lessons and curriculum maps.
To be responsible for the day to day running of the class and assist in other relevant aspects of the day to day running of the school.
To assess, record and report pupils' progress according to the school's policy in order to monitor and foster pupils' progress in all areas of learning.
To attend and contribute to teachers' meetings
PGCE, QTS, Cert Ed or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training.
Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with SEN, SLD, MLD and ASD
Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate
Experience of working in a school environment - applications from colleagues currently in mainstream settings are greatly encouraged.
Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to pupils with a wide range of needs.
Passion to work in a therapeutic environment
The school is extremely well supported in its continual drive for excellence through its Governing Body and Academy Trust and the school is committed to CPD across its staff teams.
Prospective candidates are encouraged to contact the Academy for a discussion on the work that we do.
Information about the School
Castledon School is a Special School for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties and additional complex needs from Year 1 - Year 14.