Teacher – Special Needs

Woodford Green, London
£130 - £200 per day

Affinity Workforce are working in partnership with an outstanding Multi-Trust Academy within the heart of East London, across two sites in the IG8, and E17 area. This is an exciting opportunity to start in September. These are long term roles that can go from temporary to permanent for the right candidate. We’re looking for passionate SEND Teachers who are dedicated to supporting and making a difference in these young pupils’ lives.

The School’s:

The schools offer a specialist provision for pupils aged between 2-19 with a range of complex and significant learning needs in the area of cognition and learning (with co-occurring conditions). This includes learners with autistic spectrum condition and those with complex physical and sensory impairments.

  • The IG8 site caters for learners that have complex learning, medical and behavioural needs who benefit from a multisensory approach where communication and pupil voice are at the core of the curriculum offer. They understand that learners may not always acquire skills and knowledge in linear ways, so there is an emphasis on making learning “real” and meaningful through contextual learning experiences, repetition and generalisation to secure good outcomes.
  • The E17 site caters for learners that can access key areas of the national curriculum which is appropriately adapted to meet their level of cognition. Students have access to specialist teachers that support learning within key areas of the curriculum. Their ambition for the pupils is to study the full curriculum at their own levels of cognition and attain key accreditations and qualifications that will set them up for their journey beyond school.

Benefits of working with Affinity Workforce:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience.
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions and concerns.
  • Support in writing CV’s and job applications.
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants.
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training.
  • Training workshops and CPD courses to provide professional development.
  • The option of working under a PAYE or Umbrella pay scheme.

All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references, and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents. Affinity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Main teaching themes:

  • To provide a well-planned, sequenced curriculum that is matched to both cognitive ability and individual strength that prepares students for adulthood.
  • To assume responsibility for classroom management as well as the environment, pupils and staff including line management of class staff (with support and training).
  • Develop a provision of the highest possible quality of education and maintain a supportive atmosphere, ensuring the safety, protection and well-being of each pupil.
  • Assist in the development of the Curriculum.
  • Be responsible for monitoring, assessing, reporting, recording and evaluation of learning experiences.
  • Providing our learners with an effective means of communication to enable them to have a voice E.g. Symbolic, Makaton, Verbal, Gestural, AAC.
  • Provide a breadth of experiences that enables learners to generalise, maintain and contextualise skills/experiences.
  • Promote opportunities for peer and social interaction to develop confidence, resilience and social skills.
  • This includes planning, marking and attending staff meetings.

Affinity Workforce and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicates will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involved working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Affinity Workforce operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents ang eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had a notification from us within 30 days, please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your on details on file for future opportunities.


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