Part Time SEN Teacher

Active SEN are seeking a part time SEN Teacher to work with a private client in Cobham, Surrey

Our client is a 8 year old girl with a high level spinal cord injury and hypoxic brain injury. She has a tracheostomy and ventilator. She is able to vocalise minimally as she can time her vocalisations with her ventilator. She has a Nurse and Healthcare Assistant who will be with her at all times to ensure her medical and clinical needs are met. She uses facial expressions as a way to communicate and express herself. Educationally, she is currently functioning at a similar level to a child of her age.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a committed Teacher to work alongside our client’s therapy team and teaching assistant. You will be part of a strong and supportive team who all work together to ensure that our client is given the high level of support and care that she requires. This role would suit candidates who are experienced in working as part of a team and are ready to learn. It is vital that you are patient, understanding and compassionate. You will encounter a variety of challenges, so it is very important you can react and use your initiative and experience in working in a SEN environment.

We are looking for a candidate to work part time during school hours: 2.5 hours teaching, 3 days a week and 3 hours of planning time per week.

Requirements:

· At least 3 years teaching experience
· Valid DBS
· Strong communication and organisation skills
· Ability to problem solve and use initiative
· Confidence with computers/technology
· Ability to multi task
· Experience working with children with disabilities
· Experience in a similar role

Desirable:

· Experience with eye gaze technology
· Experience working with therapists/therapy team

Active Recruitment SEN LTD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously the Criminal Records Bureau) and at least two independent references. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.