Blossom House is an Ofsted-rated “Outstanding” specialist school for children aged 3 – 19 years of age with speech, language and communication difficulties. Although many of the children have some associated difficulties such as fine motor problems or poor organisational skills, they are all within the average range of cognitive abilities.
Due to expanding pupil numbers we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic EYFS Teacher to join our Teaching Team, supporting children who have speech and language and communication difficulties.
Newly Qualified Teachers with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) will also be considered for the role, and support will be provided.
• A supportive working environment in a newly refurbished building.
• Close to a good transport network and on-site free parking is available.
• Small class size and the opportunity to work 1-1 with children where possible.
• Support from an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Therapy staff and Teachers who will work alongside you in the classroom. Our Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Art Therapists and Music Therapists aim to maximise each child’s potential in a nurturing and supportive environment.
• Opportunities for continued professional development.
• Competitive salaries, generous staff benefits and a friendly nurturing environment.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.
• A relevant teaching qualification.
• Experience of delivering EYFS curriculum.
• Excellent English skills (clear written and spoken English) along with good reading, writing and numeracy skills.
• The ability to build good working relationships with children, teachers, parents and carers.
• Experience of working with children with Special Education Needs (SEN), particularly children on the Autism Spectrum.
• Experience of working with children and the ability to manage groups of children and cope with challenging behaviour are desirable for the role.
• The ability to manage a small group of children with complex social communication needs.
• The ability to promote positive behaviour in a nurturing environment is essential.
The role is a Permanent, Full-Time role
Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00
Salary: Competitive market rate
Closing date: Monday 24th June, 10am
Early applications encouraged.
To start: Sept 2019
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Applicants will need to complete an application form detailing how they meet the requirements of the person specification, along with the recruitment activity detailed in the advert.
This role is subject to the relevant Safeguarding checks, which will include an Enhanced DBS check and right to work in the UK checks.