Job description

We are looking for a Part Time 0.8 or Full Time, Specialist SEND Teacher & Assessor to join a highly successful department at this major London day school.

Outstanding opportunity

UCS remains true to the liberal traditions of its founders and continues to work hard to foster independence of mind among its pupils and to value their individuality. Academic results are excellent. Music and drama are very strong at UCS and the school offers an outstanding range of co-curricular activities and enrichment opportunities.

Person Specification:

  • Qualified teacher with a specialist qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties/SEND.
  • Post-graduate qualification in individual specialist assessment at or equivalent to Level 7.
  • Knowledge of JCQ exam board access arrangements regulations, including experience of completing Form 8, Form 8RF and Form 9 and use of Access Arrangements Online (AAO).
  • Experience of working as a Specialist Teacher & Assessor.

Job Description:

  • To support the SENDCO with the implementation of the SEND and EAL policy across the school.
  • To provide support through individual and small group study skills sessions to pupils with identified specific learning difficulties, EAL and other SEND (ADHD, Autistic Spectrum, Physical disabilities).
  • To implement and review Learning Support Profiles (LSPs) for pupils with identified SEND and to ensure the Learning Support register is kept up to date with details of SEND.
  • To provide guidance to teachers and pastoral staff in meeting the needs of pupils with SEND. This would include contributing to SEND awareness training and TeachMeets etc.
  • To keep parents updated with details of support and progress, this will include attendance at parental consultation evenings.
  • To administer standardised assessments to identify specific learning difficulties and eligibility for exam access arrangements (JCQ & CIE). To support the administration and interpretation of screening assessments for pupils in Year 7, 9 and 12. To support the administration and application process for exam access arrangements.
  • To liaise with external professionals (Educational and Clinical Psychologists, Speech and Language therapists, Occupational therapists, and Psychiatrists) to ensure appropriate support is offered and implemented to pupils in school.

Please click Apply now to download the application form and send a completed copy to
[email protected].

In addition to completing the UCS application form, applicants should provide a full Curriculum Vitae and a supporting letter as soon as possible. The closing date for applications is Thursday 6 June, 12 pm. However, please note that we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during this process; early applications are therefore very welcome.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

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