CLASS TEACHER STARTING EASTER 2020 (or earlier if available) MPR1 - UPS 3 (not suitable for NQTs) Brentwood School, Sale, Cheshire

Job description

Main Purpose of Post

• To ensure that keeping our young people safe is the priority at Brentwood School.
• To teach students who have severe, profound or complex learning difficulties and autism.
• You will be a member of a department team and will teach within your department and in other departments as required.
• To promote a happy, safe and nurturing learning environment for all our students.
Main Tasks

Teaching and Learning

• To assess the needs of students and plan individual learning targets to meet their needs considering their EHC plans.
• To write and evaluate IEPs for the students you teach.
• To use the school’s assessment procedures to assess the progress made by students against the individual targets you have set.
• To manage and co-ordinate the work of the staff in your class.
• To make use of the resources within the local community by organising education visits to support areas of the curriculum.
• To attend, as required, appropriate meetings about students you teach.
• To promote students independence in all aspects of their learning.
• To use ICT to support teaching and learning in all areas.
• To maintain and share information regarding behaviour, health and other specific needs of the students you teach.

Record Keeping

• To use the school’s system to monitor and evidence student progress throughout the year
• To regularly update and maintain student records regarding their health, social and wellbeing needs using the school’s systems.
• To ensure all planning and evaluation of teaching is up to date and relevant.
• To ensure all communication is GDPR compliant.

Home/School Links

• To develop links with parents and carers to ensure that regular and effective communication is embedded between home and school.
• To maintain contact with parents/carers through the home-school diary or other preferred method.
• To contribute to parents meetings, parents evenings and open days for parents.

Curriculum Management

• To take responsibility as a curriculum co-ordinator for the management and organisation of an agreed area of the curriculum.
• To manage the budget for that area.
• To manage support staff within your curriculum area to ensure resources are effectively maintained.
• To take responsibility for keeping up-to-date with curriculum initiatives

Staff Development

• To engage with the performance management and appraisal process.
• To undertake appropriate CPD
• To take an active part in the School’s Professional Development and Induction Programme.
• To model and share good practice and be involved in delivery of CPD where appropriate.

Inclusion

• To be actively involved in promoting and supporting inclusive experiences for all students both within Brentwood School and in other local schools and the local community.

Safeguarding

• To adhere to the school’s safeguarding and prevent policy.
• To report cause for concerns to the Safeguarding Team using the school’s reporting system.
• To consistently follow the School’s Health and Safety Guidelines.
• To understand and actively promote the School’s Equal Opportunities Policy and guidelines.

The professional duties of a teacher are those set out in the Teachers Pay and Conditions of Employment Act, together with the additional duties set out by the Governors of the School.

Essential educational requirements

Candidates are required to:
• evidence that they are excellent classroom practitioners
• have Qualified Teacher Status for students aged 11-19
• have experience of working with children and young people with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and Autism.
• demonstrate an understanding of assessment and target setting for young people with SEN
• understand the development and implementation of IEPs
• have the ability to contribute to the planning and organisation of a curriculum area

Essential qualifications

Candidates are required to:
• evidence that they are excellent classroom practitioners
• have Qualified Teacher Status for students aged 11-19
• have experience of working with children and young people with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and Autism.
• demonstrate an understanding of assessment and target setting for young people with SEN
• understand the development and implementation of IEPs
• have the ability to contribute to the planning and organisation of a curriculum area

Essential skills and experience

The appointed person must:
• Teach a well planned, effective and creative curriculum
• Be committed to providing a high quality education and care for all students
• Be able to deliver an appropriate, differentiated curriculum to meet individual needs
• Be able to manage and motivate students who have social and emotional difficulties
• Be able to identify and record progress and ensure students are aware of their targets and progression.
• Through assessments, set achievable and challenging targets for individual students
• Be able to take responsibility for a specific curriculum area
• Be able to work as part of a team
• Be able to work in partnership with multidisciplinary agencies, parents and carers.
• To use ICT to support teaching, learning and record keeping.
• To be able to act independently, initiate and manage change.


About Brentwood School

Address
Cherry Lane, Sale, Cheshire, M33 4GY
Phase
Not Applicable
Type
Special School
Website
Brentwood School website (opens in a new window)