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English Teacher - Channel Islands - Autumn Term
We are looking for an innovative and dynamic English Teacher with experience of successfully enabling children and young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to fulfil their potential. The school is a specialist educational provision for students with significant social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, many of whom have involvement from other agencies, such as Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Social Services and the Child, Youth and Community Tribunal.
Flights and accommodation will be provided by the school.
AIMS AND PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
The aim is to ensure that as a school the needs of students with SEBD are met and they have opportunities commensurate with their peers.
Applicants should have an understanding of strategies and systems which promote successful learning and positive behaviour. They should have a strong empathy with children and young people and a desire to meet their needs.
Applicants should be confident in the use of target setting, monitoring and assessment procedures that are an integral part of a professional approach to behaviour management. An understanding and awareness of personal and social skills work is also desirable.
The organisational arrangement for teaching may vary but will generally be in small group settings supported by a Teaching Assistant. All teachers are required to undertake the role of pastoral tutor for a group of named students.
The successful candidate will have the ability to build excellent relationships with school staff, parents and professionals from other agencies, have high expectations of students, and have resilience in managing the significant demands of working with the most challenging students in our schools.
TEACHING AND LEARNING:
·to plan, prepare and teach courses and develop schemes of work for English in accordance with the school policy;
·to implement the Bailiwick of Guernsey Curriculum Statement which is based on the National Curriculum (England);
·to teach at KS3 and KS4 up to GCSE; to fully prepare students for external examinations; to contribute to the development, implementation and review of policies and schemes of work; to monitor and assess the achievement of students, and to record and report the development, progress and attainment of students in accordance with the school’s assessment policies and in line with the principles of Assessment for Learning;
·to make use of appropriate technology to enhance teaching and learning and for the purposes of management;
·to be a tutor to an assigned group of students and to carry out the associated academic and pastoral responsibilities;
·to implement the SEN Code of Practice;
·to make effective use of teaching assistants or other adults in the classroom
·to participate in the performance management process;
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
·to be responsible for English across the school
·to develop a English curriculum appropriate to an SEBD school
·in conjunction with the line manager, take responsibility for personal professional development, keeping up to date with research and developments in teaching pedagogy and changes in the curriculum, which should lead to improvements in teaching and learning;
·to take full advantage of any relevant training and development available and undertake any necessary professional development as identified in the School Improvement Plan and the performance management process;
·to contribute to departmental/school development by sharing professional learning, expertise and skills with others in the team;
·to be a reflective practitioner, evaluating and improving your own practice in order to take teaching and learning forward.
1.A suitable teaching qualification.
2.Substantial experience of working with children who have presented with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (which may include that undertaken in a voluntary capacity) and a willingness to work with students of all ages and abilities.
3.Experience, understanding and skills relevant to the specific responsibilities of the post.
4.Experience and evidence of delivering excellent outcomes for all learners.
5.An ability to demonstrate recent effective strategies to achieve high quality teaching and learning.
6.The ability to work as part of a team.
7.Effective communication skills to a wide range of people (staff, parents, students).
8.Effective organisational and classroom management skills.
9.Ability to make effective use of ICT to enhance teaching and learning
If you are interested in finding out more about what Concorde Teaching Bank can do for you and would like to discuss your options in confidence, please contact Bronnen, Josie, Mac, Joe or Cheryl.
Concorde Group is part of Cornwall College and invests all profits back into education and the local community.
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