Job Details


Glenealy School      Website: http://www.glenealy.edu.hk
Glenealy School is a two form entry school with approximately 360 students.

Individual Needs Teacher/Case Manager, Part time

Responsibilities

Individual Needs (IN) Teacher/Case Manager, Part time

This will be a part time position starting in August 2018.

Role Summary:
The IN teacher is part of our Individual Needs team. There is no specific class of children with special educational needs taught solely by this teacher. Instead, the students who have been identified for special educational provision, are supported through mainstream class placements. For this reason, we are looking for a primary teacher with relevant experience/and or SEN qualifications. They must have a genuine interest to work with children with special educational needs. The teacher must be confident with writing and leading Individual Education Plans (IEP) and liaising professionally with parents and paraprofessionals.

The main role of the IN teacher is to maximise the learning and development of targeted IN students. This will be achieved through the planning, preparation and teaching of programmes which meet students’ individual learning needs and specific student outcomes; liaising closely with the students’ mainstream class teacher and Educational Assistant. The role will also include case management of specific children including the writing, implementation and reviewing of the IEP in conjunction with all stakeholders.

Main Accountabilities Teaching and Learning:
Planning lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs and to ensure -
student’s progression including the planning and preparation of teaching programmes (e.g., IEPs) to meet student’s individual needs.
Providing clear and constructive feedback to students and their parents and caregivers through reporting and termly IEP meetings.
Working closely with mainstream teachers to ensure appropriate differentiation and support to promote the inclusion of students with individual needs.
Planning lessons and sequences of lessons for delivery by educational assistants.
Liaise and work closely with other members of the IN team including the leader of IN and a number of EAs that work in the department.
Using a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and learning and classroom management.
Using flexible groupings and structured inquiry to deliver high quality lessons in line with the IB PYP approaches and philosophy.
Using learning technologies to enhance learning.
Using information about prior attainment to set expectations for students.
Using a range of assessment and reporting methods that show student’s achievement in relation to learning outcomes.
Providing clear and constructive feedback to students, their parents and caregivers through reporting and termly IEP meetings

Requirements

Bachelor degree in Education or Bachelor degree in any subjects with PGCE (Post graduate Certificate in Education) or equivalent
2+ years teaching experience within a recognised educational organization and in the area of Individual Needs

More information about the position is available on the school website at http://www.glenealy.edu.hk.


Closing Date: 26 Jan 2018
For enquiries, please contact Brenda Cook at +852 25221919 or brenda.cook@glenealy.edu.hk.

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