Trainee SEN Teacher

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Trainee SEN Teacher

  • Location:

    South London

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  • Salary:

    £13,650 – £17,550 pa training salary

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Red Gates Special School are recruiting 2 exceptional graduates to train with them, working towards a PGCE and Qualified Teacher Status over two years.

*** Trainee SEN Teacher

*** Red Gates Special School, South London

*** Successful Primary Special School for severe learning difficulties (SLD) & Autism

*** £ 17,550 pa training salary Full PGCE with 60 Masters credits + QTS

*** Full time for two years

*** Absolutely no tuition fees

Red Gates School is a highly successful primary special school with excellent facilities for pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD) and autism. There are currently 145 pupils on roll. The school has been awarded Quality Marks for Inclusion, CPD and Basic skills. They are looking for 2 Trainee SEN Teachers, who would like to join a forward thinking, creative and talented staff team. A team member who embraces change and innovation positively. The successful candidates will be dynamic, highly motivated and dedicated to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential and will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

The successful Trainee SEN Teacher will have high aspirations and standards for all pupils. They will be able to plan, deliver and reflect on high quality outstanding lessons. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and innovative team of educational professionals.

Red Gates School believes all children have the right to the best education experience that enables their individual potential to be fully recognised and achieved. The needs—led, child centred inclusive philosophy underpins the working of the school as a community. The school puts children first every time and works closely with parents and carers to be ambitious in meeting the needs and aspirations of children and families.

Red Gates promotes a holistic approach to children's education taking into account pupils' spiritual, moral, cultural and social development. This will be evident through delivery of the curriculum and within a climate of honesty and openness with children, staff, parents, Governors and all concerned with the school. This ensures excellent relationships across the school, because students support and encourage each other, and each child is known and nurtured. They know that strong partnerships with parents and carers make a huge difference to success at school, so work hard to build strong home/school relationships.

We believe that two full years in a school will enable you to become a confident and reflective practitioner. Through rich experiences in a consistent setting blended with online learning and insightful residentials, Premier Pathways develops you at a steady pace.

Our salaried programme supports you financially, whilst both a University Tutor and Premier Pathways Mentor nurture your academic progress and well-being. This unique combination of no tuition fees, educational support and peer network allows you to focus on the fundamentals of teaching and learning and refining your practice. The first year of the programme will see you join your school in a support role capacity, working towards the standards of a Teaching Assistant apprenticeship. This will equip you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required for a successful career in education and allowing you to practice them within the context of your school.

The second year is when your PGCE will commence, taught by  The University of Buckingham. Your teaching timetable will increase as you put your theoretical understanding and practical experience to effect, remaining at a pace that is both challenging and

Red Gates is looking for an SEN experienced Graduate who wants to make a difference. Purposeful individuals with a passion for special educational needs, a desire to contribute and a determination to advance the life chances of young people will be warmly welcomed and valued.

If Red Gates sounds like somewhere you can begin to realise your potential, the application window for this opportunity is now open. Apply now.

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