0.6 Outreach Teacher

Location Exeter
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £M1 - M6
Contact name: Alex Moore

Contact email: alex@opus-abc.uk
Job ref: 50075
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: 28/04/2022

Opus Education are currently looking for a Outreach teacher to join a well established MAT that have academies across Cornwall and Devon. 

The Academy is a medical provision academy that provides education for children and young people with complex medical and/or mental health needs which prevent them from attending school.  We pride ourselves in providing pupils with access to high quality education, ensuring they are thoroughly prepared for the next stage in their learning journey. Personalisation is the cornerstone of our pedagogy; the curriculum is bespoke and programmes are crafted to meet individual needs which demands a totally flexible and adaptable approach to teaching and learning from all involved.

Professional competencies 

  • Display personal and interpersonal development and team-working skills; 
  • Pro actively plan, organise and manage workload; 
  • Display reflective practice and reflexivity; 
  • Undertake analysis and synthesis of complex information; 
  • Display knowledge of and uphold safeguarding procedures; 
  • Display knowledge and understanding of appropriate use of ICT in an education setting; 
  • Display regular evidence of initiative taking; 
  • Display robust self management skills with regard to problem solving; 
  • Display an ability to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders built on honesty and integrity. 
  • Manage class based staff


  • Take care in the planning of work, taking into consideration the correct and appropriate use of teaching materials, practical apparatus, ICT A.V. aids etc. 
  • Complete Team Teach training and support the principals of Team Teach during school hours, both in and out of school; 
  • Take a lead in developing the Curriculum in all aspects. 
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of a good working atmosphere within lessons/ throughout the school day. 
  • Ensure that the learning experiences planned for children adequately match their abilities. 
  • Ensure that sound relationships are fostered between children, their peers and adults alike. 
  • Act as a confidante to the children whilst being aware of and following current safeguarding/child protection guidelines; 
  • Use a variety of teaching methodologies taking into account mixed abilities and the size of groups. 
  • Ensure that equality of opportunity exists in all areas. 
  • Ensure that the marking of children’s work is undertaken at appropriate and regular intervals, and that marking follows agreed service policy. 
  • Ensure that the presentation of work is of the highest quality, adhering to agreed service policy.
  • Ensure that adequate weight is given to both: o Forecasting of work – taking due account of the social, academic and behavioural needs of the children vis-à-vis the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum where appropriate - Assessment and recording of progress – taking due account of the social, academic and behavioural needs of children vis-à-vis the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum where appropriate. 
  • Ensure that the forecasting of work forms an important part of the teaching process, being completed on a termly, half-termly or weekly basis as appropriate. Ensure that any such forecasts are available to the Principal, Headteacher, Area Co-ordinator, Advisory Staff, and Inspectors etc. 
  • Ensure that the curriculum coverage is appropriate and balanced, and that continuity, progression and breadth of experience are present throughout the planning and implementation processes. 
  • Actively participate in benchmarking with colleagues across the Trust. 
  • Review present practice regularly and attend courses as appropriate to further professional development. 
  • Perform other duties as requested by your line manager

Other Duties

  • To assist in the preparation, monitoring and revision of individual education and behaviour plans. 
  • To Liaise with Parents, Schools, LA staff and other Agencies. 
  • To assist in the maintenance of an appropriate data recording system. 
  • To assist in the re-integration of children to school. 
  • To maintain confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties for the Trust;

Relevant Experience

  • Substantial experience in mainstream/special school
  • Experience in SEN
  • Experience of successfully working with children with social communication needs, SEBD
  • QTS
  • Current driving license and regular access to a car
  • Team Player

This is a great opportunity to make a genuine difference in young peoples lives. 

If you are interested in this role, please apply within and a member of staff will be in touch.