Job descriptionSEN Teacher
Start Date: September 2021
GSL Education are currently looking for a number of SEN Teachers to work across a Trust from September 2021. Within the Trust, there are a number of Primary and Secondary aged SEN Schools and Alternative Provisions based across Hull and The East Riding.
The Trust promotes excellent learning behaviour for all its pupils with a core focus on fostering pupil resilience in its mainstream and specialist teaching settings; resultantly, pupils make exceptional progress irrespective of starting points.
These positions are open to those already with SEN Teaching experience, or those looking to take the leap into the SEN sector.
What it takes…
If you do not already have experience teaching in a SEN school or alternative provision, skills needed include:
- knowledge of teaching and the ability to design courses
- sensitivity and understanding
- patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- the ability to work well with others
- the ability to create the best conditions for learning or teaching new things
- to be flexible and open to change
- the ability to understand people’s reactions
Strong communication is key as you will need to liaise with internal and external staff including local authorities, specialist teaching services, medical staff, therapists and psychologists.
To be successful, you must:
- Have UK Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
- Be able to quickly engage and build rapport with pupils through creative learning
- Hold an Enhanced Child Workforce DBS registered to the Update Service, or be willing to complete one through GSL Education
- Be effective at behaviour management linked to complex needs such as ASC, ADHD, SEMH or PMLD
- Be an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who leads by example