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Teacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

City of Rochester School, Cliffe Woods

  • Ref:KCC887-6011-40T
  • Posted:05/10/2021
  • Pay:M1 –M6 £25,714,-36,961 Plus SEN Allowance
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/10/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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“A good school with outstanding Pupil Personal Development and Leadership” Ofsted 2021

City of Rochester School is a specialist independent school for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). We are seeking a teacher to teach across KS2 - KS4.

Now is an exciting time to join this wonderful school. We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows pupils’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised. Our vision is powerful and ambitious.

Our ambition at City of Rochester School is for pupils to develop self-confidence, independence and resilience through an engaging and holistic curriculum. This will provide the skills, life experiences and qualifications pupils need to participate successfully in wider society 

Our highly experienced and dedicated team provides an ambitious curriculum that nurtures and challenges our pupils. Our aim is for pupils to be successful  and for them to be equipped with the skills they need to lead purposeful and productive lives when they leave us.

The Roles

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 and of working with children who have ASD
  • knowledge of curriculum, assessment and inspection requirements
  • 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 working within an ASD 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:

  • Employer’s pension contribution of 3%
  • All school holidays plus up to 10 additional days holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Full induction programme
  • Monthly professional training and development
  • 8 Inset Days with a focus on autism best practice and curriculum knowledge and development
  • Career progression routes

 

The City of Rochester School is 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, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications.

Information about the school

The City of Rochester School is 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.

The City of Rochester School is 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, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The following policies are available on the school website: ~Safeguarding Policy ~ Whistleblowing Poilicy

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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).