Teacher of Functional Skills with SEN Experience

  • Contract
  • Shustoke
  • £130 - 190 per day

Connex - Birmingham

Teacher of Functional Skills with SEN Experience

Location: Shustoke, Warwickshire
Ages: 5-16
Position: Teacher of Functional Skills
Start Date: September 2024
Contract: 12-week Temp to Perm

Job Description

Connex Education Partnership is seeking a dedicated and experienced Teacher of Functional Skills to join the team at this exceptional SEN school. This role is ideal for a passionate educator who is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of students with special educational needs.

About the School

Our client school in Shustoke, Warwickshire, caters to children aged 5-16 with a range of special educational needs, including Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH), Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), and mild learning difficulties. The school is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive environment where every student can thrive by the use of animal assisted therapy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver functional skills curriculum tailored to the individual needs of students.
  • Create and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with a variety of SEN requirements.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages student participation and success.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including SEN coordinators, therapists, and support staff, to provide holistic support for each student.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, adapting teaching strategies as needed.
  • Engage with parents, guardians, and external professionals to support students’ educational and personal development.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Proven experience working with children with special educational needs, particularly those with SEMH, ASC, and mild learning difficulties.
  • Strong understanding of the functional skills curriculum and effective teaching methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a commitment to supporting the educational and personal growth of students with SEN.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Potential for a permanent position following a successful 12-week temporary contract.

Application Process

If you are passionate about teaching and have the relevant qualifications and experience, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role to jasmine.grey@connex-education.com.

Join our team and contribute to providing a positive and enriching educational experience for students with special educational needs!

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