• Full Time
  • Anywhere

NEAS Teachers’ Pay Scale, dependent upon experience £24,316-£35,539 plus £2,001 SEN allowance

Full Time, Term Time permanent position 

Monday – Friday   (37 hours per week)

Employee benefits platform as well as discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme

Employee assistance programme 

As part of our safer recruitment process, if shortlisted for interview, references will be sought prior to interview for this role

As an organisation supporting vulnerable people, unless exempt, we would encourage any successful applicant to be vaccinated against Covid to help reduce risks

North East Autism Society is looking to recruit an experienced Teacher with QTS or with Qualified Teaching and Learning Status to join our dedicated School based in Sunderland. The position is to work with pupils aged 5-19 years, delivering all aspects of the programme. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the teaching profession and has the drive and vision to deliver a high quality education that is personalised to pupils needs. We offer a bespoke curriculum with teaching taking place in small classes and through individual educational programmes tailored to the needs of each learner.

The successful candidate will  :-

  • Deliver a high quality education for our pupils, managing and delivering a bespoke programme of study and creative curriculum enabling children and young people to reach their potential.
  • Be able to demonstrate outstanding teaching practice.
  • Promote good progress by pupils, taking full responsibility for pupils’ progress, and enabling pupils to achieve better than expected progress.
  • Have outstanding knowledge of the relevant curriculum frameworks
  • Demonstrate highly proficient planning to deliver accurate differentiation throughout every lesson, using a range of approaches.
  • Develop homework and out of class activities to consolidate, extend, and promote a love of learning.
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of individual pupils, setting individual targets, planning provision and tracking progress.
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment to impact on planning and delivery.
  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.
  • Manage a team of specialist teaching assistants, deploying support staff effectively throughout every lesson.
  • Fulfil wider professional responsibilities, for example trips, extracurricular activity, support for colleagues and student mentoring.
  • Take responsibility and lead on a subject area or aspect of school improvement.
  • Uphold personal and professional standards of conduct to a high level.
  • Have best practice within the field of autism and neurodiversity, promoting a secure foundation from which to achieve excellence, equality, fun, and have high expectations of all pupils.
  • A vocational specialism is essential for this role.

    In return we offer excellent terms and conditions. Joining our NEAS family will mean:

  • Working in a positive, friendly, rewarding environment, building your experience and career.
  • Dedicated support from our learning and development team who will work alongside you and your new line manager to enhance your career with our specialist training programmes. This is just the start of your new career!
  • Having a hands-on role, valuing and supporting people. If you thrive on helping others, knowing everything you do is contributing to lives being changed then this could be the role for you.
  • Other benefits include a Bike-to-Work scheme, pension contributions, an annual staff awards evening recognising and rewarding staff achievements.
  • Please see the job description and person specification listed under “documents” at the top of this page. Please use these in completing your application.
  • The North East Autism Society is a Disability Confident Employer which means we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for this job vacancy.

    For almost 40 years we’ve led the way in providing autism-specific care and education for children, young people and adults across the North-east of England.

    Recognised for our innovation and excellence, everything we do stems from an unswerving belief in providing bespoke person-centred support. It’s at the heart of who we are to recognise the uniqueness of every human being, and to understand that no two autistic people, or in fact any humans within an understanding of neurodiversity, will have the same needs or wants.

    We passionately believe that autistic children and adults have significant skills and strengths, which can be developed throughout their lifetime.

    Our approach aims to support individuals to participate in society as independent and valued citizens, enjoying equal rights and opportunities but also enriching the world around them.

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