Outreach Teacher 0.4

Location Exeter
Job type: Temp-To-Perm
Salary: £M1-U3 + SEN Allowance 0.4
Contact name: John Chatwin

Contact email: john.chatwin@opus-abc.uk
Job ref: 47045
Published: 7 months ago
Startdate: 08/12/2021

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and committed Outreach Teacher who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent teamwork and communication skills, the ability and enthusiasm to make a difference with students who have a range of needs. Opus Education is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.


Main Purpose of Job:

To deliver outstanding lessons, leading to significant progression and attainment for all pupils. All teachers are expected to be aware of and maintain professional standards for qualified teachers as set out by the TDA. Deliver subject specific teaching



· 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:  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

· 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.

Person Specification






Relevant Experience





Substantial experience in main stream/special school;

Display personal and interpersonal development and team-working skills; Evidence of an ability to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders built on honesty and integrity;

Pro-actively plan, organise and manage workload;

Display reflective practice and reflexivity;

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;

Experience of successfully working with children with Social Communication

Needs, SEBD;

Proven record of behaviour management; Experience of working with disaffected children either in a special or main-stream setting;


Experience in SEN;

Knowledge and understanding of children with medical


Education and Training



Qualified Teacher Status

Good Honours degree in a relevant discipline

Subject specific experience

Further qualification relevant to post

Special Knowledge and





Robust self-management skills;

Proven ability to successfully teach a range of subjects at different key stages;

Knowledge of Performance Management

and the ability to set and monitor appropriate targets;

Working knowledge of primary and secondary national strategies


Proven ability to lead on a core subject area;



Ability to use ICT both personally and in the classroom;



An awareness of assessment for learning and its contribution in raising standards of achievement;



Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to form strong relationships with students, staff, parents and the wider community;




Adaptability and flexibility to embrace new developments to raise student attainment;


Any Additional Factors

Regular access to a car;



Current driving licence;



Motor insurance certificate with Business use;




Can work as a member of a team.




Salary: M1-U3 + SEN Allowance 0.4

Days Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date 5th January 2022

This position will be offered on a 12 week temp to perm basis before being offered a permanent contract

 To find out more about the role please send an up to date CV detailing your skills and experience