SEN Nurture Teacher

Annabel Clifford
Bucknall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£25,714 - £36,961 (M1-M6)
08 Oct 2021
05 Nov 2021
Job Ref
ID 2021-1425
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Location: Bucknall, Stoke on Trent

Salary: £25,714 - £36,961 (M1 - M6)

Hours: 40 hours per week, Term time only

The Aurora Group

The Aurora Hanley School is an 'Outstanding' rated innovative provider of education and care, supporting young people aged 6 - 19 with complex needs typically related to Asperger’s Syndrome, Autism and other conditions.

We’re currently looking for an experienced SEN Primary Teacher for our Nurture classes.

The role / key duties

As our Nurture Class Teacher; your role will be to provide high quality, challenging and differentiated educational activities and sensory experiences through the teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum to a small classroom of ASD and SEMH students, aged 11-15, to enable them to achieve their full potential in all areas of learning.

To facilitate this, you’ll be expected to plan and deliver lessons following the KS3-4 curriculum that’s tailored to each student

and assist with the day to day running of the school.

Additionally you’ll supervise and provide support and guidance to our Teaching Assistants and Higher Level Teaching Assistants and play a key role in their Professional Development Reviews.

Naturally, you will take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity and will be expected to work in partnership with all school staff, parents, carers and other agencies in providing for the academic, spiritual, moral, social, emotional and cultural well-being of students and their families.

Like many SEN environments; your duties are likely to vary and therefore candidates will need to be flexible and be able to lend a hand whenever required.

Skills and Qualifications:

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Thorough working knowledge of the curriculum and how to adapt this for pupils with SEN
  • Experience of working with young people with ASD and SEMH
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
  • Ability to create and maintain nurturing relationships with young people
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to learning, to include the students with anxiety and ASD/SEMH.
  • Knowledge of strategies and visual teaching methods to engage reluctant learners important.
  • A flexible approach and a high level creativity
  • Experience delivering KS3-4/late primary curriculum

What’s on offer?

  • Full training and continued support
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Health cash back plan
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme 
  • Employee benefits (Perkbox)
  • Free parking

For more information on this position please contact  

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children."

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

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