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Science Teacher

Location: ROCHESTER, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-40,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Education Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-460570

 We are seeking a Science teacher at secondary level, to join our school on a full time permanent basis from September.

We are a specialist independent school for children, young people and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Now is an exciting time to join this wonderful school in its development and growth. We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows students’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised. Our vision is powerful and ambitious.

We aim to:
• provide excellence in education outcomes for all children
• develop independence and self-advocacy
• help children develop socially, emotionally and personally
The central focus of the new curriculum is the natural world and STEM, combining outdoor learning with a rigorous academic programme.

The Role
As a qualified teacher you will be highly motivated to teach children with special needs to make progress and fulfil their potential. You will have:
• relevant experience of classroom teaching, preferably working with children who have special needs – ASD
• knowledge of curriculum, assessment and inspection requirements, and at secondary level, public examinations
• a wider interest in working with children, young people and their parents/carers both inside and outside the classroom
• the ability to contribute positively to the overall programme of learning for each student to ensure progression
• a focus on pupil outcomes and pupil progression
• to contribute to learning outside the classroom
• understanding that safeguarding all children is a top priority: to ensure their safety and wellbeing at all times

You should have:
• a relevant teaching qualification
• interest in a particular area of learning or the curriculum
• experience or an interest in working within an SEN setting
• a high degree of initiative and sound judgement when working with children and young people
• ability to communicate effectively with learners and their parents/carers
• ability to work with parents
• ability, patience and judgement to manage behaviour

We offer:
• provide staff with additional leave across the school year to support their wellbeing and family time (outside of school term times)
• a minimum of 8 professional development days to enable staff to keep their professional practice current and up to date
• recognise outstanding practice through half-termly staff recognition and rewards
• a comprehensive CPD training package
• enhanced salaries for the right candidates

Apply today!

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