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Class Teacher - Full-time

The Wyvern School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7069-182T
  • Posted:06/06/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + SEN1
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:21/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:26th / 27th June


We are looking to appoint an excellent class teacher to join our STEPS learning pathway, which support students with autism, learning needs and significant social emotional needs. 

Our ideal candidate will:

Be unfazed by challenging behaviour and recognise it as a communciation of need.  

Be skilled at understanding how to use the learning environment, resources and the class team to ensure that students made good progress in the development of their communication, emotional regulation and learning skills. 

Design and deliver individualised lessons and learning activities that cater to the unique needs of students with complex ASD and SEMH needs.

Implement evidence-based strategies and interventions to support students' academic, social, and emotional development.

Collaborate with colleagues, parents, and external professionals to develop a comprehensive individualised program based on each students EHC plan and ensure a holistic approach to student development and well-being.

Creating a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment that reflects the school values.

Implement effective proactive strategies to manage and support behavioural challenge

For the candiate with the right experience and skills there is the opportinty to join our established Behaviour Support Team (TLR2a) who support collegues across ther school in all aspects of managing challlenging behavour, including:

Leading training, as a Proact- SCIPr instructor

Writing and reviewing well-being support plans

Tracking and analysing behvaour incidents 

Providing support, guidance and modelling to colleagues 

We welcome visits to our school, if you would like to come and see us please make contact by telephone or email to personnel@wyvern.kent.sch.uk

If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact, our HR Department on 01233 621468

Information about the school

The Wyvern School is a large, dynamic, forward-looking school, with the aim of helping to shape best practice for pupils with complex needs. The school caters for 350 pupils with severe, profound and complex needs including autism.

If you want to play a part in making a difference to the lives of children with complex needs, we would love to hear from you!

The Wyvern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. For all positions where a criminal record check is identified as necessary, an application for a DBS check will be made in the event of the individual being offered the position. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please see our school website for our policy on ex-offenders.

For further details on the schools Child Protection policy, please see our school website.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance 2023, as part of the shortlisting process the school reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence. Any relevant information found concerning a candidates suitability to work with children will be discussed with the applicant.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.