Calling all qualified teachers! Are you a qualified teacher who specialises in Music, PE, Art & Design, Food Technology or Science? Jigsaw School, for autistic pupils aged 4-19, has an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher with experience of teaching the UK National Curriculum. We will support you to develop a career in Special Educational Needs whilst achieving qualifications in teaching & learning and behaviour.
Salary: £26,948 – £38,174 per annum plus regular salary progression upon completion of training
Hours: 34.75 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.30pm (Tuesday’s till 5.30pm). Part time working will also be considered.
Annual Leave: 44 days paid holiday plus banks holidays
Teachers will support autistic pupils using behaviourally based instruction and positive reinforcement techniques to accelerate learning. Working within small classes both 1 to 1 and in groups, you will use specialised support plans to help our pupils meet their individual needs and achieve their full potential. You will design, plan and deliver teaching sessions to encourage pupils learning and progression as well as improve their social and emotional development. Jigsaw will provide comprehensive practical and theoretical training in teaching using behaviour analysis within a very friendly and supportive environment. As part of the qualified teaching team you will also be responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of school-wide curriculum for allocated area of responsibility and support the delivery of Key Stage 4 & 5 programmes and qualifications.
How will you make a difference?
- Support pupils participation in social, leisure and educational activities
- Manage pupils’ curriculum targets and delivery of vocational qualifications
- Plan school-wide curriculum such as topic, PE, Food Technology and organise themed days and events such as history week, cultures and languages week, healthy eating week and safer internet day
- Encourage and enable learning and development in all aspects of daily life
- Facilitate and support pupils’ decision making and promote choice
- Collect, record and analyse data to monitor progress and improve learning programmes
What we can offer you
- Opportunity to work with pupils both 1:1 and within groups, in small class sizes
- Chance to work alongside an in-house team of Occupational and Speech & Language Therapists, allowing a multidiscipline approach
- Enrolment into our pension scheme
- Behaviour specific qualifications including Teaching Ranks, Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT), Board Certified Behaviour Analysis certification (BCBA) and Masters in Behaviour Analysis
What do you need?
- Teaching qualifications (QTS/QTLS)
- Mainstream teaching experience within the UK school system and an understanding of the UK National Curriculum
- Experience of working with children and/or young adults with or without special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Are you interested? Please click apply to be taken to our website where you can download an application form to apply.
Jigsaw is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. All positions will require an enhanced DBS check (the cost of which will be paid by Jigsaw), teaching prohibited checks (if applicable), ID check, satisfactory references and proof of qualifications.