SEN Lead (Teaching) Level 5 Apprentice

Oasis Academy Oldham
Oasis Academy Oldham, Hollins Road, Oldham, OL8 4JZ
£166.50 per week
15 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties will include:
  • To track and monitor progress and ensure the needs of the pupils are identified and interventions put in place as appropriate
  • To track the progress and attainment of key cohorts of pupils within the faculty in collaboration with FL and key stage leader
  • To liaise with FL lead following AP points to identify where individuals or key groups require additional intervention
  • To work closes with KS3/4 Progress Leaders and Head of Year through the Head of Faculty
  • To understand and support the needs of SEN pupils and other vulnerable groups such as LAC
  • To be responsible for ensuring that differences are diminished in terms of attainment through the choice of interventions
  • To be able to demonstrate the impact of interventions and their purpose
  • To be able to work strategically to make the best use of time and resources to ensure an improvement in progress
  • To be able to liaise effectively with pupils, parents and all staff
  • To be able to plan and implement well-organised interventions before, during and after school
  • To be flexible and adapt quickly and effectively to the changing needs of pupils
  • To work with other key staff to ensure that the needs of pupils are met

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Personal and Pedagogic skills to engage, enthuse and enable learners with LDD
  • Ability to build, lead, manage, support and train high-performing teaching and learning teams and evaluate the performance of such teams
  • Pastoral skills that support student behaviour for learning and their personal development
  • Establish professional working relationships with colleagues that are characterised by an enthusiastic commitment to helping them overcome challenges
  • Plan and prioritise tasks, delegating where necessary and meeting deadlines
  • Lead enthusiastically and be adaptable and flexible, whilst remaining calm under pressure
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and encourage staff and parents/carers

Personal qualities

  • Knowledge of a range of learning difficulties - complex, severe needs, communication and interaction difficulties and associated challenging behaviours and additional needs
  • Ways of improving outcomes in learning, in achievement and in the quality of life for students with these needs
  • Curriculum development, Functional Skills, and accreditation
  • The use and application of ICT for learning
  • The current and new Ofsted criteria and all relevant published professional standards

  • Demonstrate optimistic behaviour, positive relationships & attitudes towards students and staff, and towards parents, the Management board and members of the local community
  • Lead by example - with integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity
  • Sustain wide, current knowledge and understanding of education and college systems locally, nationally and globally, and pursue continuous professional development

Desired qualifications

  • Must have a level 3 TeachIng Assistant Qualification, or 4 years expereince minimum.
  • A-levels (or equivalent)
  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) inEnglish and maths are essential

Future prospects

  • Potential of full-time employment upon completion of this apprenticeship

Things to consider

Safeguarding, Prevent & Equal Opportunities:

Let Me Play, LMP Education and Sporting Education are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all. We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.

To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

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