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Job: Learning Support Interventions Teacher
School: Tring School, Hertfordshire
Hours: Full-time permanent
Payspine: MPS + SEN allowance pt 1
Start date: January 2013 / As soon as possible
Closing date: Midday 5 November 2012
Tring School in Hertfordshire are looking to appoint a Learning Support Interventions Teacher with QTS to join our skilled and committed team. The main purpose of the post is to improve the Literacy and numeracy ability of the lowest level learners in KS3 and most vulnerable learners in KS4. This position would suit a primary trained / Year 6 teacher.
You will be required to work with small groups and 1:1 students who are below Level 1 on the National Curriculum in addition to mainstream. Experience of SEN, with an OCR Certificate or Diploma in SpLD, and knowledge of tests and assessments for Literacy and Numeracy would be an advantage. You will also be expected to assist in the ongoing training of a large team of Teaching Assistants.
Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work.
"Tring is a good and improving school with an outstanding sixth form." With good/outstanding personal development and well-being of students, students whom obviously enjoy coming to school due to the fact that their attendance is above the national average and positive attitudes to learning and behaviour, this is a supportive and dynamic Specialist Humanities College.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
- OCR Certificate or Diploma in SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulties)
- Experience of SEN
- Experience of leading small groups or working on one to one basis
- Experience of using Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
- Knowledge of tests and assessments for Literacy and Numeracy
- Experience of using ICT
- Excellent communication skills, oral and written
All staff receive high quality CPD opportunities and there is a comprehensive induction programme.
For more information please visit our website http://www.tringschoolherts.co.uk/ and to apply, please complete support staff application and person specification forms and email them to Tarja Aila at our partner Capita Education Resourcing or call Tarja on 0800 022 3829.
Safeguarding: The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced criminal records check being undertaken before the position commences.