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SEN Teacher

SEN Teacher

LocationOrpington, BR54LZ
Salary RangeMPS/UPS + £2,000 Allowance + Benefits
Employment TypeFull Time, Permanent
Ref No2127
Posted Date3/20/2017
Expiration Date4/5/2017

Job Description

Harris Primary Academy Orpington is a two-form entry school which opened in September 2016 in Bromley. We believe that every child is different and that everyone deserves the opportunity to be happy, secure and successful. The academy is surrounded by a large grounds which enables us to take our learning outside, including through Forest School.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, successful and motivated SEN teacher to join our academy team in September 2017. We welcome applications from experienced teachers.

You will have responsibility for leading and managing a rich educational experience for your class. You will work alongside your year group partner to assess, plan and carefully orchestrate with your teaching assistants, the best provision possible resulting in all children making accelerated progress.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an experienced SEN teacher who has the flexibility and knowledge to work with a range of pupils with SEN and to assist the SENCO.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Resilient, creative and a dynamic practitioner.

  • A teacher who is knowledgeable about and experienced in implementing current good practice across all areas of teaching for children with a range of severe and complex needs.

  • Someone who shares our passion, commitment, drive, enthusiasm, and hardworking ethos.

You will be fully supported through a comprehensive Induction Programme both within and across the Harris Federation.

Your role will be:

  • To be the class teacher in our "Special Opportunities Unit" for children with a range of severe and complex needs

  • To teach students with a range of SEN.

  • To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required

  • To assist the SENCO with training other staff members

  • To assist the SENCO with a range of duties including provision mapping, assessments, records and documentary evidence, liaison and meetings with other professionals.

  • To assist with Access arrangements

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Orpington?

We are an academy that values and invests in staff, excellent training, development, and planned career progression. We are a team of ordinary individuals who genuinely enjoy working together to create extraordinary outcomes, and we have an opportunity for you to join us.

Harris Primary Academy Orpington is part of the Harris Federation, a leading group of 41 primary and secondary academies. This enables us to offer you a comprehensive induction programme and training and development opportunities to support your career development.

MPS/UPS (Outer London) + £2000 Harris Allowance + £2043 SEN Allowance + Health Cash Plan + Harris Benefits

For more information about this position and to apply online, please visit our careers site via the apply button.

Harris Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Why work for Harris?

The Harris Federation is a successful, highly collaborative and enterprising group of Academies with a variety of career opportunities on offer.
Our network of Academies is setting standards of excellence through a highly collaborative and enterprising approach that enables us to meet the high expectations of our students, their parents, our staff and our communities..

What makes Harris different?
The focus of the Harris Federation is on transforming some of the most challenging schools in London into exceptional places of learning.
That means that when you accept a job at a Harris Academy, you are playing a part in something very important – giving children the freedom and the opportunities to choose their own futures. Our transformations are also about creating great places to work for teachers, leaders and support staff.

Culture and Ethos
We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.
We are looking for driven, dedicated people who share our belief that every child has the potential to do well. When people like this work together, anything is achievable. The people you will be working with will support and motivate you in achieving your career ambitions.
If you think a career with the Harris Federation is right for you, search and apply for your next challenge. We are always looking for those talented individuals who want to make a difference.

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