• Location: Aberaeron,
  • Subject:
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 14 April, 2024 12:00 AM

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Specialist Teacher - Aberaeron Comprehensive School

Specialist Teacher - Aberaeron Comprehensive School

Ceredigion County Council
About the role
We are looking for a teacher with proven excellence in education, and the ability to inspire and create a meaningful relationship with pupils who have communication and socialization difficulties to join the Communication and Socialization Centre, Canolfan y Môr, in Ceredigion. The facility will provide for pupils in Key Stage 3 to 5 who have difficulties in communicating socially with others and who have behavioural difficulties as a result of these difficulties. The majority of pupils will have autism and complex learning difficulties.

The successful candidates are required to be able to teach through the medium of Welsh and English across a number of different subjects and will be able to plan and provide a differentiated curriculum/ which has been adapted according to the individual needs of the pupils in order to enable the pupils to reach their educational potential. The teacher/teacher is required to promote the pupils' access to mainstream lessons whenever this is appropriate.

The teacher will work flexibly to meet the needs of pupils in Ceredigion. The successful candidate is therefore expected to work across the Key Stages within the centre and within other provisions organized for pupils, such as outreach, and within mainstream schools at the request of the authority and following discussions with the school's headteacher.

Job Description and Person Specification

For an informal discussion, please contact Angharad Behnan (Principal Educational Psychologist) on 01545 570881

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting children and adults at risk. As part of this commitment, certain roles within our organisation require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to assess the suitability of candidates. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check. Please note that the presence of previous convictions will not necessarily disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. We assess each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and take into account the nature and relevance of any convictions in relation to the responsibilities of the role. Our goal is to create an inclusive and supportive work environment where all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. If you have any concerns or questions regarding this process, please feel free to contact us for clarification. Your privacy and dignity are of utmost importance to us throughout the recruitment process.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture
We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows:
  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
Aberaeron Aberaeron is a picture perfect harbour town and is one of Ceredigion's best loved holiday destinations with fashionable places to stay and eat.
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