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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teacher

  • Location: Shropshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: From £90 per day
  • Start date: 20/11/2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
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Job Description

New Directions are looking for teachers with experience of and a passion for teaching within S.E.N.D. settings for a variety of opportunities within the Shropshire area. As a leading supplier of educational staff within the borough, New Directions assist a number of specialist settings with both their ad-hoc, day-to-day requirements and long-term supply needs.

The settings in question deal with children from 3 – 19 years old who have a wide variety of complex needs. With this in mind, the ideal candidate(s) will have experience of and a drive to work within a SEND setting, however those with more limited experience but a passion to move into this area of education will also be considered. You will be an excellent team player, be able to adapt according to the class you’re working within and be flexible to the school’s needs.

Although you will initially be required for short to medium-term, ad-hoc assignments, there is a regular need for more long-term positions. By registering with New Directions and working on supply within these settings, should long-term or permanent positions arise you are placing yourself in the strongest possible position should you wish to apply.

Job Specification

A large number of our jobs are within the ALN sector. We fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have the right experience and qualifications.

To work in an Additional Learning Needs (ALN) role you will need:

  • Ideally experience working in an ALN environment
  • Recent experience in a classroom environment
  • An excellent track record
  • Good knowledge of the national curriculum
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work short-term and long-term.

We are always looking for candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities (PD).

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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