Class teacher

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

Class teacher

Salary-  £26,000 – £31,000 per annum dependant on experience
Hours – 37,5 hours per week, term time only
Location – Coryton, Cardiff

We have an outstanding opportunity to join Orbis Education and Care and play a crucial role in the continued success and development of Ty Coryton School.

Working as member of the education team you will play an active role in supporting the planning and development of programs that addresses the individual needs of our children and young people. With support and guidance from the Head of Education, you will work across all areas of our curriculum to deliver high quality teaching and learning opportunities to all pupils. You will be required to set out individual learning pathways which support our pupil's potential to live more independently; developing academic, social, and personal skills; whilst paying close attention to the development of meaningful accredited and non-accredited learning schemes for all who attend our service.

Ty Coryton is a two-part service that operates with one vision; to enrich the lives of others and nurture a brighter future. Registered as an independent school and children’s home, Ty Coryton is designed to provide specialist education and residential services for children and young people between the ages of 8 -19 years who have a diagnosis of an Autistic
Spectrum Condition or associated difficulties relating to the triad of impairments.

Ty Coryton prides itself on offering meaningful packages of education to those who have in the past struggled to access conventional mainstream services; offering each child and young person an individually tailored and holistic programme of support, equipping them to face the challenges of life.

We are seeking to recruit a candidate with a proven track record in the delivery of specialist education to those with autism and Asperger’s syndrome. This is a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues from across our other educational facilities.

You will be expected to deliver the curriculum in an innovative and dynamic way; therefore, it would be an advantage to have sound knowledge of the teaching of a Basic Skills curriculum, and or experience of delivering this subject area to children of school age. You will have experience of working within a special school environment and possess sound knowledge of the relevant curriculum areas.

As many of our children appreciate routine and structure our team time is 40 weeks, and our Summer-break is just two weeks rather than six or seven.

A day in the life of a Class teacher with Orbis Education and Care Involves:

Providing high quality teaching and learning opportunities;
Providing structured learning opportunities through effective Classroom management;
Ensuring that all students are working towards their agreed accreditations;
Using a variety of teaching approaches and activities to develop students’ learning.To be a successful Class teacher with Orbis Education and Care, you’ll need:

Qualified Teacher (QTS) or NQT working towards QTS;
Knowledge of a variety of learning and development skills applicable to young people with complex, severe learning difficulties and ASC;
Experience of liaising with parents and external agencies and facilitating their active involvement with the pupil;
Experience of managing examinations within a School or College setting;In return for your Skills and Expertise, you’ll receive:

Paid comprehensive induction programme, free uniform and DBS;
12 weeks annual leave (to be taken during the school holidays);
Access to our Salary Financing Service;
Company pension scheme;
Access to ''Orbis for You'', our bespoke discounts platform;
Eligibility for a Blue Light Card;
Career progression opportunitiesAbout Orbis Education And Care:

Orbis Education & Care is a sector-leading provider of specialist services for children and adults with complex needs associated with autism. We specialise in providing individualised placements for unique individuals.

At Orbis Education and Care we pride ourselves on our diverse workforce, and ensuring we have an inclusive environment for all our staff. We remain committed to ensuring our teams can bring their true selves to work without risk or fear of discrimination


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