Teacher of Drama - SEMH - Newham

Teacher or Senior Leader - Newham, North East London

Ref: 178Monday 21 June 2021

Are you an experienced and qualified Teacher of Drama looking for a new challenge or chance to advance in your career?

Are you able to teach Drama up to GCSE?

Have you been searching for a way to make a meaningful social impact?

I am interested in speaking to teachers across London who have a passion for working with vulnerable children with highly complex SEMH needs.

Brief overview:

  • SEMH Teacher of Drama
  • Teacher pay scale
  • Location: Newham
  • SEMH school for children with a diagnosis of SEMH
  • Role to start from September 2021
  • Ability to engage children with SEND is essential

About the role of SEMH Teacher of Drama

As a SEMH Teacher of Drama based in this highly complex setting, you will be responsible for delivering creative and engaging lessons for small groups of 4 to 8 children. Working as a Teacher of Drama requires a holistic approach, focusing on the whole child, academic development is only possible when you address the primary need first. You will work with the school's multidisciplinary therapy team, helping students find ways to do the things they need and want to do. This opportunity will suit a Teacher of Drama who has a passion and natural ability to engage hard to reach pupils and those with strong classroom presence. You will engage the children and young people within the school in innovative, therapeutic, and meaningful activities, supporting them in learning to help them reach their full potential. The school values pupil progress and it is a positive and safe learning environment where staff morale is high.

Requirements for SEMH Teacher of Drama

To work as a SEMH Teacher of Drama, you will hold QTS or QTLS and have relevant experience as a Teacher. Solid experience working with highly vulnerable children, pupils at risk of exploitation, gang-related issues, violent and aggressive behaviour, substance misuse, school phobic, highly disengaged pupils, attachment and anxiety disorders is beneficial but we want to hear from ALL teachers. If you are interested in a teaching approach that is holistic and therapeutic but do not necessarily have this experience yet, please still enquire.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or by emailing keira@psinclusion.co.uk

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

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