Purpose of the Job:
teaching and learning of all pupils with special educational needs
- All staff have a shared
responsibility for pupil progress and attainment; the development of the
curriculum, high standards of teaching and learning, raising standards of
development of policies, practice, and the effective use of resources
- Building and fostering positive
relationships with all children, manage an effective classroom to enhance group
dynamics and develop self-esteem through a broad range of extended school
the values and ethos of the school.
and is committed to the equality of opportunity for all pupils.
Duties and Responsibilities:
A teacher at Fairmead:
- Must know individual pupils’ abilities
and additional learning needs so that they can differentiate appropriately
within the groups they teach.
- Will need to make certain all aspects
of their teaching provide challenge, creativity and support to maximise the
learning opportunities for all pupils.
for, deliver and evaluate pupils learning and progress.
- Analyse and monitor pupil progress
data, determine strategies for improvement and report termly on pupil progress.
undertake responsibility for a classroom tutor group as required.
- Maintain a positive approach to
discipline and ensure that acceptable standards of conduct within classroom are
maintained at all times.
an active role in assemblies and other whole school activities.
by the teachers’ pay and conditions regulations.
all requirements of the Teachers’ Standards – September 2012.
with therapists and external agencies as required.
candidates will benefit from:
- Joining a
strong and committed staff team with a bright future.
opportunities for pedagogical development, working with specialist practitioners and experienced leaders.
opportunity to make life-defining differences for an amazing group of young
A teacher at Fairmead must have:
understanding of the school as a provision and its place within the community
- Knowledge and contribute to the
school self-evaluation process (SEF) and school development plan (SIDP) and how
this relates to priorities for development within the school and CPD.
- A readiness to develop their teaching
and learning through effective Performance Management and take part in CPD
attend such meetings as necessary.
working knowledge of their pastoral, contractual, legal and administrative
- An ability to develop effective
working relationships with professional colleagues and parents, and to develop
their communication skills.
understanding of individual differences including social, psychological,
and cultural dimensions.
ability to recognise diversity of talent including that of gifted pupils.
ability to identify specific Additional Learning Needs (AEN).
- A self-reflective approach to
diagnosing and evaluating pupils learning, including recognition of the effects
on that learning relating to teachers expectations.
A readiness to promote
the moral and spiritual well-being of pupils
- The school caters for students with a
statement of moderate learning difficulties and an additional need, such as
ASD, SEMH, Language and Communication Difficulties.
- Teachers are responsible for managing
small budgets related to their class and areas of responsibility.
• Contractual hours are as agreed nationally
NB: Fairmead School is committed to
safeguarding the school community. All job applications must contain the
disclosure of any spent convictions and cautions. The school will carry out
pre-employment vetting procedures, which include the successful outcome of an
Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to firstname.lastname@example.org