sen teacher in bolton

26 November 2018
sophie froggatt, randstad education
job type
£ 120 - £ 160 per day
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bolton, north west
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 120 - £ 160 per day
reference number
sophie froggatt, randstad education
0161 200 1904
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job description

Do you want to take on a new and exciting challenge in your career?
Do you know British Sign Language (BLS)?

We are looking for an experienced teacher who wants to work alongside pupils with sensory impairment. The school is based in Bolton and you will be working with pupils aged between 2 and 16. The school provides a caring, secure and supportive environment in which all children are respected and encouraged to develop their full potential.

The school has several aims, including:
*To provide all sensory impaired pupils with the highest quality of education and support according to their needs.
*To give all pupils every opportunity to succeed by developing their full potential.
*In the Hearing Impaired Service and School, to use a full spectrum of spoken and sign communication to accommodate individual needs as a means of enriching understanding and expression. We will strive to create meaningful interaction as an effective tool for learning.
*In the Visually Impaired Service we strive to access all pupils to sources of learning and participation with their sighted peers and reach their full potential. The aim is to enable them to understand a world which they cannot see well and to maximise cognitive involvement with this world through enlightened teaching, leading to opportunities for a full and successful life.

The school has a vision of how to succeed:
*Teaching approaches using Oral Communication or Sign Supported English.
*A policy of equal opportunities for all pupils.
*The active encouragement of liaison with parents.
*The opportunity to integrate with hearing pupils from other schools.
*Individual Communication Programmes using Oral Communication.

The benefits of this role are:
*Working with pupils who are eager to learn and achieve their best
*Being part of a school rated as good by Ofsted
*Parking facilities on site
*Being surround by a supportive staff team

The responsibilities of this role are:
*To support students with sensory impairment
*To teach several subjects of the school curriculum
*To use BSL to communicate with hearing impaired pupils
*To track the progress of pupils and use this to differentiate lessons depending on strengths and weaknesses of pupils

The requirements for this role are:
*A DBS on the update service
*A teaching qualification
*Being confident in using BSL
*A dedication to helping pupils to achieve their best in their education

The successful candidate will work with a range of different ages in a warm and caring environment. You will be surrounded by a skilled staff network who will support you throughout your time at the school. If you are interested in this role and think that you meet the requirements, please contact Sophie at 0161 200 1904 or email at


ability to track progression in attainment,background in youth work,behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,inclusiveness,marking,planning,resilience