SEN Teacher (OUTREACH)

Karalius Foundation, Rayleigh
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Job Ref No. ECC0-18S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: £28,799 - £41,396
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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Due to an exciting period of growth for the school we are currently looking to recruit an SEN Teacher to work with our young people in our outreach team.

CORE PURPOSE

• To be responsible for the learning and achievement of all students who are educated off-site for all or part of the time, ensuring equality of opportunity for all

• To support the induction of all students into the foundation, working with identified on-site hubstaff
• To be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work andconduct
• To treat students with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all timesobserving proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher's professional position
• To work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, board members, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of students
• To take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young peoplewithin the school

DUTIES
• To deliver the curriculum as relevant to the needs, skills and starting points of the students
• To be responsible for the preparation and development of teaching materials and teachingprogrammes as appropriate
• To be accountable for the attainment, progress and outcomes of students in your care
• To be able to use and evaluate distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support thestudents
• To use an appropriate range of observation, assessment, monitoring and recording strategies asa basis for setting challenging learning objectives for students of all backgrounds, abilities anddispositions, monitoring learners' progress and levels of attainment
• To make accurate and productive use of assessment to secure students' progress
• To give students regular and appropriate feedback, either orally and/or through accuratemarking, and encourage students to respond to the feedback, reflect on progress, their emergingneeds and to take a responsible and conscientious attitude to their own study

• To use relevant data to monitor progress, set targets, and plan subsequent lessons

• To participate in arrangements for examinations and assessments
• To work with the outreach team and the wellbeing team to establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating working conditions for students, rooted in mutual respect and establish anappropriate framework for working with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions andrewards consistently and fairly in line with foundation policy and values
• To manage learning effectively, trying and using approaches which are appropriate to students'needs in order to inspire, motivate and challenge
• To maintain good relationships with students, exercise appropriate authority, and act decisivelywhen necessary
• To be a positive role model and demonstrate consistently the positive attitudes, values and selfdiscipline which are expected of pupils
• To support and strengthen the emotional wellbeing of all students to encourage independenceand self-discipline


GENERAL


• To participate in the performance management process, taking personal responsibility foridentification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with linemanager
• To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health & safety in theworkplace
• To ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the Foundation's EqualOpportunities Policy
• The Executive Board is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children andyoung people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment
• The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required bythe Head of Foundation to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills andgrade

EMPLOYEE SPECIFICATION

GENERAL AND SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

● Evidence of having influenced the quality of learning, in present establishment - Desirable

● Ability to work and plan as part of a team - Essential

● Ability to use a range of teaching strategies to engage pupils and promote progress - Essential

● Skilled in the use of nurture and outdoor learning or able and committed to developing these skills in a short amount of time - Deisrable

● Understanding and knowledge of approaches to a variety of positive behaviour management - Essential

● Ability to differentiate teaching to support all pupils and their SEN - Essential

● Skills to work with pupils in escalation, and strategies help aid de-escalation - Essential

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE


● Recent experience of teaching/supporting the learning of children in the secondary phase - Essential

● Experience of working with pupils who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties - Essential

● Experience of topic based planning and assessment - Essential

● Experience of nurture provision and outdoor learning - Desirable

● Experience of planning and monitoring personal learning package - Desirable

● Experience of implementing intervention strategies to support pupils - Essential

● Experience of liaison and co-operation with other professional agencies - Deisrable

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • G.C.S.E Maths, English at Grade C - Essential
  • Teaching qualification - Essential
  • Commitment to continue professional development, evidence of recent INSET - Essential
  • Qualifications linked to working with children with SEN - Desirable

ADDITIONAL FACTORS


● Ability to work flexibly and co-operatively as a member of the school team - Essential

● To be positive, sensitive, resilient, enthusiastic, trustworthy, respectful of confidentiality and promote a good image of the school in the wider community - Essential

● Willing to participate in additional school activity, and involvement in the wider life of the school - Essential

● Good organisational skills yet flexible and motivated in attitude to respond to the changing needs of the school - Essential

● A commitment to the whole school philosophy and a desire to continually strive for improvement - Essential

● Have a full driving licence and a vehicle available for work purposes including the transportation of pupils - Desirable

● Willingness and ability to undertake Essex Steps training and work within "good practice" guidelines using a range of positive handling strategies, gradual and graded, involved in holding, guiding and escorting safety, from least intrusive to more restrictive holds - Essential

● Willingness to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check and an Asylum & Immigration check. Please note that a conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process - Essential

● Willingness to take on the core values of KARALIUS in every aspect of their work and develop a Thrive Approach to dealing with behaviour - Essential


NOTE TO APPLICANTS: You will only be shortlisted from the details on your application form if you demonstrate that you meet all the essential criteria (marked E). If a large number of applications are received, only those who also meet the desirable criteria (marked D) will be shortlisted.

Information about the School

Established in 2020 and having recently achieved successful status as an Independent Special School for Social, Emotional, Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder, Karalius offers a unique experience for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), for 12–16-year-old boys.

Our mission is to revolutionise the education system to enable it to meet the needs of the disenfranchised youth in today's society. We believe that every young person has the right to a quality first education, we want to partner with local authorities to help them deliver outstanding provisions for their hard to reach young people. Our values are grounded in our determination to be the change we want to see in our nation, through compassion, determination and integrity.

We have high expectations of our students and build a secure and happy atmosphere in which students can learn effectively.

Based in Rayleigh, Essex with close transport links to London, our current location is set within a sports and social club.

Statement of Child Protection- Note to applicants

Karalius Education Ltd has a statutory and moral duty to ensure that the company functions with a view to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. 

Employment is subject to a satisfactory check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Denise Mooney
Rayleigh Town Sports & Social Club
London Road, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 9DT
Telephone: 01268 551910
Email: denise.mooney@creativesportleisure.co.uk

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