Apple A Day are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of a wonderful specialist independant school for dyslexic pupils based in Salisbury. They are looking for a Science Teacher to join their friendly team as soon as possible on a full-time basis until the end of July 2018.
For the successful candidate we can offer:
- MP1-6 depending on experience and 10% PPA time
- Guarenteed for the rest of the school year
- Work in a stunning country setting
- Use of excellent Science facilities
- Work with a friendly, supportive and professional teacher-run agency
You will need to have the following qualifications and skills:
- Qualified Teacher Status or a NARIC equivalent
- A DBS on the update service or be willing to have a DBS check completed
- Experience of teaching Science and a passion for the subject
- Confident in delivery lessons that will meet the needs of children with dyslexia
The job will require you to:
- Use a multi-sensory approach suitable to meet the needs of the dyslexic child. Flexibility is necessary in discovering what works for each individual child.
- The pupils should be taught in a way that allows them to work at their own level and pace.
- Patience and encouragement is needed in helping pupils achieve success through carefully structured short term learning objectives; these should be set for each child, when necessary but at least once every term
- Teachers should be flexible, sympathetic, efficient, willing to learn and keen to participate in the very busy and demanding life of a boarding school.
- New ideas and initiatives are always welcome through the appropriate consultation procedures. At the same time, teachers are expected to conform to guidelines as laid down in the Staff handbook.
- Pupils must be taught according to the agreed Programmes of Study.
- Records must be kept up to date according to School Curriculum policy guidelines and guidelines from the appropriate heads of departments.
- Full subject reports to be written twice yearly, at the end of the Autumn and Summer Terms. Grade Cards completed ½termly.
- To attend Parents’ Day to report on pupil progress and attainment.
- Full progress reports to be written according to the pro-forma for Annual Reviews as necessary.
- Teachers should be available to liaise with parents, particularly at the end of school on a Friday.
- Any concerns to do with the performance or behaviour of a pupil should be communicated to the Head of Pastoral Care as soon as possible.
- Engage in appropriate Safeguarding/Child Protection training and qualifications.
- Demonstrates a commitment to continuing professional development in relation to safeguarding/child protection and the development of their subject.
Please send a CV and covering letter to be considered for this position.