at Chalk Education
Location Reading, United Kingdom
Date Posted September 8, 2022
Category SEND
Job Type Long-term
Salary £130 – £180 per day

Job Description



Chalk Education are working with a small SEN school within Reading, Berkshire who are looking for an English Teacher who can start immediately and work full time until the end of the academic year.

Job summary:

• To be responsible for high quality autism specific education and development of a class / group of children with ASD.

• To have the potential to develop skills in order to work with pupils with complex needs in addition to autism spectrum disorder, such as ADHD, OCD and PDA

• To be responsible for planning implementing and delivering a personalised curriculum to individual children and groups that is relevant and motivating for each child.

• Ensure the quality of teaching and learning meets statutory requirements

• Ensure continuity across the curriculum and contribute to joint planning

• To work in a non-confrontational non directive way to ensure individual needs are met.


Principal accountabilities

• Provide the highest standard of support, assisting children in achieving their maximum potential through the implementation of the SPELL framework

• Plan, develop and deliver a broad and balanced curriculum

• To assume responsibility for classroom management including the environment, staff and children

• Develop a provision of the highest possible quality of education and maintain a supportive atmosphere, ensuring the safety, protection and wellbeing of each child

• Manage and develop curricular areas and monitor teaching standards for these areas

• Assist in the development of the Curriculum

• Report on and discuss children's attainment, achievement and progress with parents and any other bodies that have statutory functions

• Be responsible for monitoring, assessing, reporting, recording and evaluation of learning experiences

• Manage a designated budget as required

• To adhere to all organisational policies and procedures

Job descriptions only reflect 80% of a role, and are not an exhaustive list of duties. You are expected to carry out other activities that are within the scope of the role.


Person specification

• Ability to work co-operatively with multi-disciplinary professionals, governors and other agencies.

• Ability to promote a positive image of the School together with high standards of education, care and behaviour.

• Ability to remain calm and reflective when working in a challenging environment.

• Good IT skills to support the organisation and management of own work as well as a teaching tool.

• Ability to contribute effectively to school self-review.

• Proven ability to work on own initiative, be well organised, prioritise effectively and achieve results against deadlines

• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team

• Evidence of a sound knowledge of the current Curriculum Initiatives in KS2-5 to promote good to outstanding teaching, learning and behaviour.

• Effects of ASD on learning

• Curriculum development and implementation for children with SEN


• Experience of teaching in a Special School environment (desirable)

• Experience working with young people with ASD

• Experience of working with young people with complex needs, including OCD, PDA, ADHD (desirable)

• Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to pupils with a wide range of needs.


 Education & Certification

• Teaching degree/certificate of education

• Qualified Teacher status


Salary Band: NAS Teachers Scale

Teachers Main Scale + SEN Allowance £2,270

Date Reviewed: 1/9/2020

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