Blossom House is a specialist school for children aged 3 – 19 years of age with speech, language and communication difficulties. Although many of the children have some associated difficulties such as fine motor problems or poor organisational skills, they are all within the average range of cognitive abilities.
Primary Teacher – KS2 Fixed Term – Maternity contract (Jan/Feb 2017 –Dec 2017)
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Primary Teacher to join our Teaching Team, supporting children who have speech and language and communication difficulties. The ideal candidate will have excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) and good reading, writing and numeracy skills, along with the ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers. Interest in working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN) is desirable.
Experience of working with children and the ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour are essential for the role.
The role involves teaching and delivering the KS 2 curriculum within a maximum class size of approximately 8 pupils working alongside experienced a team of Teaching Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists.
Newly Qualified Teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) will also be considered for the role, and support will be provided. Experience of working with children with additional needs is desirable.
The role is full time, Monday to Friday (8:30 – 17:00) (Fixed Term, 1 year maternity cover contract) Salary dependent upon experience
We offer competitive salaries, a supportive working environment in a newly refurbished school, opportunities for continued professional development and generous staff benefits. Our school is close to a good transport network and on-site free parking is available. Closing Date: Friday, 20th January 2017
If you wish to apply for this post, please download the application form from the school website: www.blossomhouseschool.co.uk and email your completed form detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification, along with the application activity detailed in the attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org This role is subject to the relevant Safeguarding checks which will include an Enhanced DBS check and right to work in the UK checks.
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100 - 499 Employees
Primary Classroom Teacher