SEN Computing Lead/Teacher

Location Holsworthy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £34000 to £38000
Contact name: Alex Moore

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Job ref: 49010
Published: 3 months ago
Startdate: 03/03/2022

SEN Computing Lead/Teacher

Salary Details: Dependent on experience Hours: 40 hours/week


Open Education is working with a small independent school with the aim of being the first-choice provider for young people aged 5-16 years with special educational needs in Devon and Cornwall. Our school received an Ofsted Good rating in 2017 and is located in a tranquil, countryside setting.

We are a therapeutic school that uses a trauma-informed approach to improve the safety, learning, mental health and physical health of all our children and young people.

We offer a holiday entitlement and excellent training and CPD opportunities. Our school is a learning community for staff and students, where everyone feels welcome, included and respected. Our success is measured by our student's happiness and achievements in school and life.

We are keen to secure an amazing SEND Teacher to take on our Computing Lead role, supporting students who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties, Autism, ADHD, and communication difficulties. This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified teacher to develop their expertise of SEND, and work within a therapeutic educational provision alongside a therapy team.

The successful candidate will take lead responsibility for providing leadership and management for Computing to secure high-quality teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and achievement for all. The Lead role requires a Teacher who has the compassion and skillset to encourage their students and assist them to remove any barriers to learning.

The successful person for these roles will be:

• Passionate about their specialist subject, and able to support others to teach it well.

• Solution focused and put the needs of the child at the heart of everything they do.

• Someone who enjoys working with children and young people with emotional and mental health difficulties including those with challenging behaviour.

• Someone who understands that behaviour is a form of communication and use this to anticipate, de-escalate and avoid de-regulations.

• Able to reflect on experiences and give and receive feedback to improve.

• Committed to eliminating discrimination, harassment and bullying and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.

To apply for this role, please send a copy of your CV through for consideration.

This position will be on a permanent basis, following interview.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post, along with the relevant pre-employment checks.