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ALN Teacher

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The British School of Malaga
Malaga, Spain
Date Added: May 31, 2024

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Description

ALN Teacher
 
We welcome applications from teachers with experience in either SEN settings or mainstream settings with significant SEN experience.
 
Purpose of the Role
You will be responsible for teaching groups of students with mild or moderate learning difficulties?. Many of these students have difficulties specifically related to literacy and dyslexia. You will modify the existing curriculum for core subjects (e.g. maths, writing, reading?) to meet each student’s learning requirements and build individual plans tailored to their specific needs. You will communicate with parents, teachers and support staff about important matters that may be considered barriers to learning and may impede students’ progress.
Ultimately, you will help and inspire children to achieve important learning milestones.

Responsibilities

In addition to ISP Teacher Role Profile.
  • 1. Assess students’ abilities and develop teaching plans that match the individual learning needs of the students.
  • 2. Ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in lessons is of the highest possible quality.
  • 3. Adapt learning materials to students’ needs.
  • 4. Keep track of and reflect on students’ progress , ensuring records are up to date.
  • 5. Monitor children’s behavioural patterns and arrange appropriate interventions if needed.
  • 6. Find engaging activities to teach skills.
  • 7. Prepare students for transition to the next year/KS.
  • 8. Inform parents about their children’s performance.
  • 9. Collaborate with all school staff to ensure a cohesive learning approach for all students in the classroom.
  • 10. Adopt a Growth Mindset approach to learning, developing student independence, self- sufficiency and resilience.
  • 11. Maintain high expectations of students and ensure that teaching approaches and materials are commensurate with student capability so that the optimum standard of student achievement is reached.
 
Whole school responsibilities


We all have a responsibility for providing and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people we are responsible for or come into contact with.
 
Participate in some duties related to dining room and/or playground supervision.
 Collectively, we share and co-develop best practice for the benefit of all.
From time to time, attend training courses, conferences, seminars or other meetings.
 
 This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post holder will be required to undertake any other reasonable duties discussed and directed by the line manager.


Pearson specification
Person Specification
Essential / Desirable
Assessment stage
Qualifications
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential
Application
Further SEN qualification
Desirable
Application
TEFL qualification
Desirable
Application
Willingness to engage in further SEN qualifications
Essential
Interview
A willingness to participate in CPD activities
Essential
Application/Interview
This post is subject to safeguarding checks
Essential
Pre-employment checks
 
Knowledge and Experience
In Depth knowledge and experience of learning difficulties especially related to literacy skills and dyslexia.
Essential 
Application
Interview
Successful teaching experience in the field of SEN.
Essential
Application/Interview
To be able to use standardised assessment tools.
Desirable
Interview
To be a caring and committed professional who has the highest expectations of all students
Essential
 
Interview
 
Behaviours and Values
To be an excellent education practitioner consistently delivering Good / Outstanding lessons
Essential
Interview
To be able to plan and develop appropriate learning activities
Essential
Application/Interview
Good communication skills with the ability to develop effective relationships
Essential
Application/Interview/Selection Activities
To be able to plan and organise themselves effectively
Essential
Selection Activities
Good ICT Skills
Desirable
Application/Selection Activities
The ability to enthuse, inspire and motivate students
Essential
Interview/Selection Activities
To self-evaluate and set targets for development
Desirable
Application/Interview
A willingness to be involved in the wider life of the school, including extra-curricular activities
Essential
Application/Interview
Demonstrate a collaborative, team working approach focused on improvement and supporting the vision, values and objectives of the organisation
Essential
Application, Interview
Demonstrate a commitment to appropriate professional standards, including core policies relating to equality and diversity and child protection
Essential
Application, Interview
Demonstrate a commitment to maintaining and developing professional knowledge and skills
Essential
Application, Interview
Tact and diplomacy in interpersonal relationships with all stakeholders
Essential
Application, Interview
To be flexible and able to adapt and prioritise appropriately
Essential
Application, Interview
Effective staff motivation and development, including establishment of a positive performance management culture
Essential
Application, Interview

 

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