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Teacher - Education Support Service

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/01/2017 23:59
£22,467 - £38,250
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Education Support Service
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Job details 

Closing date:
22 Jan

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Gateshead Council's Education Support Service-Primary Behaviour Support Team works with schools, families and children to promote social inclusion and to facilitate positive change in the behaviour of pupils experiencing difficulties with Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs within their mainstream schools in order to assist in securing the best outcomes for the children.

The Service is looking to appoint a teacher to work alongside the existing members of the team. As part of the role you will design and produce a range of materials and resources which are appropriate to the age and abilities of pupils to enable social and academic opportunities within their school. You will access and share published schemes, resources and good practice, in the area of transition, social and emotional education in schools and across the service. You will set and access appropriate plans and record progress in accordance with the school's and service policies.

You will assist school staff to manage the classroom and teaching and participate in appropriate full staff and provision's meetings as well as contribute to provision's decision making and consultation procedures. You will also run meetings in the absence of the Team Leader. You will be involved in the Education Support Service appraisal process, to engage in professional development activities so as to enhance personal performance and career development and be able to participate effectively in the implementation of the Education Support Service School Improvement Plan.

You will support in a variety to venues and settings and curriculum areas, as required and devise individual work programmes where appropriate. You will order suitable resources, and manage the classroom and teaching equipment, in order to create a positive learning environment. You will facilitate pupil's progression to next stage of educational process on behalf of the Team Leader in accordance with Service guidelines as well as make decisions regarding interventions/support in the absence of the Team Leader.

You will involve, inform and advise parents where appropriate. You will participate in meetings and contribute to Education Support Service decision- making and consultation procedures. You will undertake Information gathering, observation and assessment, interventions (individual counselling, group and class work). You will undertake the planning and preparation of resources and activities for designated class/group or individual pupils, having due regard to the National Curriculum, service objectives and schemes of wok.

You will support staff in mainstream schools; classroom management strategies for I.E.Ps. I.B.Ps, P.S.Ps AND P.E.Ps. You will deliver training on a variety of behaviour management issues and current legislation. You will liaise with staff, parents and other agencies. You will share in the corporate responsibility for the well-being and discipline of all pupils. You will also assist in the re-integration of the pupils when appropriate across each key stage e.g. mainstream. Finally you will fulfil any other reasonable, statutory duties commensurate with the grade of post as directed by the Head of Service.

We are looking for a member of staff who has knowledge of the principles of child development, learning processes and barriers to learning, the issues and strategies relating to management of pupils with SEMH, the range of support services/providers for pupils with SEMH and effective interventions for pupils during times of transition.

You will have qualified teacher status and experience of working with children of relevant age, with pupils with additional needs and with pupils who have social, emotional, mental health and behavioural difficulties.

If successful, you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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