This job expired on 3 December 2023

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    3 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 November 2023

Job details

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Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (FTE) MPS 1 - UPS 3

[231031A] SEND Teacher job summary

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspirational SEND Teacher to join SAIL Academy from April 2024.    The details of this opportunity are:

Post:  SEND Teacher

Location: Salisbury Academy for Inspirational Learners (SAIL)

Salary Range: MPS 1 - UPS 3, plus SEN allowance

Hours/Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

About the role

The core purpose of the role of SEND Teacher is to develop and deliver a holistic academic, social communication and life skills curriculum for our pupils with autism.

We are looking for an SEND Teacher to deliver a personalised autism friendly academic and social skills curriculum, as well as to support the families to implement functional skills within the home and community.

It is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to create a developmental learning experience that not only enables the pupils to develop within our setting but maximises opportunities to develop the skills for a ‘safe, independent life’ using autism enablement structures and systems.

About the successful candidate

The role requires the successful candidate to have an understanding/commitment to understanding the theories of autism and how they can be applied in practice to meet individual need; in addition to creativity, flexibility, resilience, and a commitment to meeting the needs of our pupils through innovative provision and pedagogy.

We are looking for s omeone with a passion for making complex concepts accessible for the autistic learner . We are also looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:

A child-centred practitioner who responds to the individual needs of each child.

A teacher with good knowledge and understanding of autism and social communication needs and appropriate strategies to support pupils with this need e.g., TEACCH

A creative and flexible approach to teaching that builds success through challenge, personalisation, and innovation.

The confidence and skills to build positive relationships that help to break down barriers, build self-esteem.

A commitment to enabling all our pupils to overcome their challenges and achieve their potential both socially and academically.

Experience of primary, secondary (KS3) or specialist provision beneficial.

Next Steps

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org .

Closing date: for applications is Sunday 3 December 2023

Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for the week commencing 11 December 2023

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised

To apply for this opportunity, click ‘apply now’ at the top of the advert.

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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