Twenty 4 Seven Education is currenly seeking a SEN Teacher to support ASD pupils using ABA (applied behaviour anaysis).
The school is developing a creative and individualised learning journey for each of their young people ageing from 11-19. They aim to blend the latest thinking in autism and SEND education, therapy and therapeutic support to meet the learning needs of their young people. Their foundation in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support ensures that they know their learners incredibly well and gives all, parents, carers and school staff, the best opportunity to support their transition to adult life.
* To teach children and young people with autism and learning disabilities using the principles pf Applied Behaviour Analysis, and within the framework of Positive Behaviour Support.
* To support the Behaviour Analysts and Teachers in ensuring that assessments and curriculum delivery are carried out in a professional, competent, safe, and fun school environment.
* To work as part of a classroom team providing ABA instruction to children with autism and related communication disorders on an individual basis, in pairs or in small groups.
* To analyse students' behaviour to allow for a function of the behaviour to be identified and to deal with the behaviour where appropriate in a calm and professional manner and in accordance with individual pupil behaviour plans, risk assessments and school policy. This may include the use of positive handling techniques.
* To develop an understanding of assessments used within the school that track pupil progress and development of Individual Education Plans (EfL, ABLLS, VBMAPP, AFLS, Engagement Model).
* To ensure that individual and class timetables are always adhered to.
* To be flexible and willing to follow any variations in staff timetabling and pupil cover - including last minute changes implemented by the Headteacher when necessary.
* To collect and record clear data on all programmes, including accurate analysis and recording of sequence-analysis-data (Antecedent-Behaviour-Consequence).
* To provide intimate care (e.g., toileting, nappy changing, medication and support with feeding) for children within the school as required.
* To supervise indoor/outdoor playtime for all children on a rota basis.
* To supervise and support children on activities and trips outside of the school, including swimming.
* To be responsible for the safeguarding and health and safety of students, including the maintaining of a safe environment, following, and implementing relevant policies and risk assessments as appropriate.
* To graph students daily and weekly progress accurately.
* To monitor and maintain your student's clipboards and programme folders and ensure they are kept up to date and ready for an unfamiliar teacher.
* To ensure the production, organisation and maintenance of curricular and teaching materials are age appropriate, functional, and relevant to your learner.
* To inform the Behaviour Analyst of 2-week flatlines on programmes within your folder so that progress can be monitored, and teaching procedures amended where applicable.
* To complete the home-school book daily in accordance with relevant school policy and ensure good home-school communication.
* To actively participate in staff meetings, training, and performance competencies on a regular basis. To undertake appropriate professional development on a range of relevant issues as agreed by the school management. To play an active role in own training and progression in understanding and ability to apply the principles and procedures of PBS and ABA.
* Safeguarding the security, safety, and wellbeing of students always during school hours, in school and out in the community reporting any concerns in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
* To monitor general health and safety within the classroom, rectifying any concerns or reporting to Headteacher as needed
* To understand, adhere to and actively always implement all the policies and procedures of the school
* To develop knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders including the effect upon individuals and families and to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of PBS and ABA procedures and practice
* To undertake additional tasks as directed by the Headteacher or Behaviour Analyst.
* To operate and comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and relevant Pathways School policies during undertaking the role.
* To plan and lead occasional group activities
* To be responsible for ensuring good ABA practice is followed within the class.
* To ensure that accurate and appropriate data is collected, summed and graphed.
* To support training both directly and indirectly through modelling good teaching and practice.
Hours 37.5 per week to start this January on a permanent basis. This role can be offer part or full time.
To be ocnsidered for this exciting opportunity support young people into adult life please do not hesitate to apply