Qualified Teacher – Severe Learning Needs (SLD)

  • Permanent
  • Birmingham
  • £145 - 185 per day

Connex - Birmingham

Connex Education are currently looking to recruit a Qualified Teacher for a unique teaching role. This is a non-classroom based teaching role working one to one with a key stage one student who has severe special needs. The student is not in education currently due to waiting on a special educational placement. This will be working within the student’s home with the help of very supportive parents. The learner has an EHCP which can be sent to the successful Teacher prior to meeting the student.  

Adhering to the relevant Education, Health and Care Plan (previously known as a SEND statement), the successful candidate will need to adapt their teaching style to meet each child’s academic, personal, and social needs. You will be responsible for developing engaging lesson plans and activities for the students, every student will have specific learning needs therefore it is vital you are confident in your ability to deliver 1:1 session while adapting where needed.

You will be required to:

  • Build an excellent rapport with both the pupils and their families
  • De-escalate sometimes challenging situations
  • Create a calm and positive learning environment
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Educational Health Care Plan (EHCP)
  • Complete a home tuition report after sessions that outlines progress of the student

Location: Edgbaston, Birmingham

Placement Type: Long term / Permanent

Working hours: Two hours per day (full time options available)

Start date: ASAP

Experience/ Requirements:

  • QTS or equivalent
  • Experience working with students who have additional needs
  • Driving license (Preferred)
  • Ability to plan engaging lesson plans and have high expectations for students learning
  • Restraint training (Preferred)
  • Valid DBS which is ideally on the update service or prepared to apply for a new one

If you are interested, please apply today! Alternatively call Georgia on 0121 456 4040 and email your CV to georgia.pemberton@connex-education.com

Please note you will be required to virtually interview for this position.

Connex Education recruits solely on the suitability of candidates to the role and does not discriminate in line with the Equality Act 2010.

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