Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Subject

Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350.00 - £47,839.00 Annually (FTE) MPS/UPS

Teacher of SEND job summary

Christ’s College is an exciting place to work with dedicated staff, positive students and supportive parents. Our last inspection was in October 2022 with a very strong ‘Good’ in all area’s judgement being made. The report highlighted the inclusivity of the school,

Where students are known as individuals, challenged and supported to achieve their goals in a culture of high aspirations.”

Positive relationships and respect underpin the calmness and cooperation in classrooms … promoting pupils’ wellbeing is at the heart of its Christian values.”

We are looking for highly motivated aspirational colleagues to join us at this exciting time in working to make Christ’s College even better. We have a proven track record of excellent professional development opportunities. Staff are provided opportunities for career progression, with high quality training in place.

We have seen a rise in the number of families making Christ’s College their first choice of secondary education.

If you believe yourself to be the right candidate for this position, we would welcome your application.

Key responsibilities:

1. Curriculum Design and Delivery:

- Develop and implement a bespoke curriculum tailored to the individual needs of our students.

- Deliver engaging and effective lessons in literacy and numeracy, including practical resources and demonstrations as required.

- Facilitate ASDAN and other recognised alternative pathways to support students’ personal and social development. This will include outdoor learning and off-site visits.

2. Individualised Education Plans:

- Work alongside the SENDCO to ensure that the SEND register and strategies are kept up to date for the children within your groups.

-Ensure pupils are set realistic and achievable goals.

- Monitor and assess students’ progress, adapting teaching strategies and interventions accordingly.

- Collaborate with other professionals, including the SEN team, therapists, and external agencies, to ensure comprehensive support for students.

3. Classroom Management:

- Establish a positive and nurturing classroom environment that promotes self-esteem, confidence, and learning.

- Implement effective behaviour management teaching strategies to support all learners including children with ASC and/or ADHD.

- Use a range of inclusive teaching techniques to meet the diverse needs of all learners.

4. Pastoral Support:

- Provide emotional and social support to students, helping them develop resilience and coping strategies.

- Foster strong relationships with students, parents, and carers, maintaining open and effective communication.

- Offer guidance and support for students transitioning between educational settings.

5. Professional Development:

- Stay abreast of current research, best practices, and developments in SEND education.

- Participate in continuous professional development opportunities and training sessions.

- Share knowledge and expertise with colleagues to promote a culture of collaborative learning.

6. Assessment and Reporting:

- Conduct regular assessments to evaluate student progress and adjust teaching methods as needed.

- Prepare detailed and accurate reports on student performance for internal and external stakeholders.

- Contribute to school-wide evaluations and improvement plans.

General duties

Understand, accept and follow the College’s Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures.

To report all matters of concern in line with the school procedure.

Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the school. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement on any changes.

The GST is a multi-academy trust serving 23 schools within the Diocese of Guildford across Surrey and Hampshire. Our trust comprises both primary and secondary schools, schools affiliated to the Church of England and others who are not. Our purpose is to grow and maintain a strong network of schools within a highly supportive and sharing network: we know that schools are better when they work together sharing common values and goals. Opportunities for staff development are a key priority for us - as a member of support staff, as a teacher, as a headteacher or as a local committee member you will have access to wide and varied professional development.

We are working hard to become a more diverse organisation – which is key to our commitment “to be better, together”. We welcome applications from everyone committed to this ethos and would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole. We always appoint on merit. We are always open to discussing flexible working options.

Please note that we reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate apply and we have the right to withdraw this advert prior to the closing date. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply for the role as soon as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

Christ’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, volunteers, governors and visitors to share this commitment. We recognise that all adults, including temporary staff, volunteers and governors, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students from harm, and that the child or young person’s welfare is our paramount concern.

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About Christ's College, Guildford

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
713 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Christ's College is part of the Good Shepherd Trust and is a thriving secondary school serving the non-Christian and Christian community of Guildford, Woking and surrounding areas. Our aim for the students at Christ's College is that they should develop the core values of service, respect, stewardship, co-operation and love.

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