SEN Qualified Teacher (Science), Eton Dorney Independent Therapeutic School, Dorney, Buckinghamshire

Eton Dorney Independent Therapeutic School, Dorney, Buckinghamshire

SEN Qualified Teacher (Science)

Eton Dorney School provides a therapeutic education for boys and girls with Specific Learning Difficulties and ASD (Mainly high functioning). Providing a transformative and naturalistic education. Recognised as ‘GOOD’ in our December 2018 school Ofsted inspection and one view was ‘gaining a place at the school was like winning the lottery’. We offer a specialised learning environment for up to 24 day and boarding pupils (within our care homes) from Year 4 to Year 13. We take full advantage of the school’s beautiful settings and nurture a love for using the outdoor curriculum including forest school, farm/ animal experiences and horse riding to engage and connect with the environment.

Our pupils are taught to recognise their strengths and develop their self-belief so that they achieve independence and aspirational results at GCSE, BTEC and beyond.

The Role
We are looking for a Qualified SEN Teachers to join our team to teach Science 5 days a week within a commutable distance of Slough to deliver nationally accredited courses to KS2 – KS4 (up to level 2) students.

  • To manage, support and develop a group of marginalized young people and their families by building trusting relationships through the use of individual sessions, group work, family visits and other interventions.
  • To provide practical support to the teacher/other learning support assistants/HLTA and pupils
  • To consistently promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour
  • To support pupils in their learning and development in small groups or with individual pupils as directed treating them with respect and consideration
  • To help raise standards of achievement for all pupils
  • To encourage the social and emotional development of pupils
  • To encourage pupils to participate in all aspects of school life
  • To promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • To embed safeguarding and inclusion principles at the heart of all practice.

About You

  • To be qualified as a teacher with experience from secondary school
  • Experience of working within or across a Key Stage/s
  • Knowledge and experience of the National Curriculum
  • Experience of working with children with a wide range of SEN
  • Establish and maintain good professional relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues
  • Set high expectations of all children and be committed to raising educational achievement
  • Planning and implementing provision for children with SEN including the monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting of children’s progress
  • Effective teaching and learning styles and how to implement them
  • Ability to build positive relationships with learners who have emotional difficulties

In return we offer:

  • Excellent working conditions within beautiful surrounding and countryside
  • Small group teaching and excellently resourced school
  • Highly competitive benefits package
  • Comprehensive induction and robust appraisal systems
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Sponsorship for nationally accredited qualifications
  • Leadership and management qualifications
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for promotion across the group

Hours: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,720.00-£34,665.00 per year

Closing date: All application to be received no later than our closing date of Friday 29th January 2021

Interview date: throughout February 2021

Start date: As soon as possible, taking into consideration any notice periods.

To find out more about us and to apply please follow the link – Any questions or should you wish to discuss the role further please don’t hesitate to contact our recruitment team on 01189 952190.

Calcot Services for Children is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for children, staff and visitors; and promoting a climate where children and adults will feel confident about sharing concerns which they may have about their own safety and wellbeing of others. We aim to safeguard and promote the welfare of children by protecting them from maltreatment, preventing impairment of children’s health or development, ensuring children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care, and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcome.

Please also be aware that this role is conditional upon you meeting all the requirements of Schedule 2 of the Children’s Home’s Regulations 2015 as our recruitment checks continue alongside the collection of references and the DBS checks.