Special Education Teachers develop teaching plans according to students' learning needs. They search for activities and resources that can be easily adapted to each child's educational requirements. They also collaborate with school counsellors, occupational therapists, psychologists, and parents to help children develop and socialize.
Special Education Teacher job duties include:
Assessing children's skills and learning requirements
Designing Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs)
Collaborating with parents and school staff to track students' progress
We are looking for a Special Education Teacher to join our team of educators.
You will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate disabilities. You will modify existing curriculum on basic subjects (e.g. math, writing) to meet each student's learning requirements and build individual lesson plans tailored to their specific needs. You will also discuss with parents and support staff about important matters that might impede students' progress.
Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.
Assess students' abilities and craft teaching plans
Adapt learning materials to students' needs
Keep track of and reflect on students' progress
Monitor children's behavioral patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed
Find engaging activities to teach skills (e.g. drawing and theatre drama)
Manage classroom crises and resolve conflict
Prepare students for transition to the next grade
Inform parents about their children's performance and potential problems
Coach/mentor other professionals who work with children with disabilities
Collaborate with the support staff (e.g. school counsellors and speech therapists) to create holistic intervention plans
Proven experience as a Special Education Teacher or relevant role
Good knowledge of current special education topics and methodologies
Experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities
Ability to create IEPs
A patient, resourceful, and resilient personality
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Valid state special education certificate
BSc in Special Education; MSc is a plus
Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a SEN Teacher in Hackney, Greater London, or for more information about the role, contact Alisha Sparks on 0207 845 5450 / OPTION 3 or alisha.sparks@twrecruitment. We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. We specialise in matching Mentors and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer
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