Anfield is an independent Catholic, International School, comprising of a Primary School and 2 large Kindergartens, whose curriculum is underpinned by the Early Years Foundation Stage, followed by the English National Curriculum. Students aged from 2 to 11 years are provided with a high quality and globally-minded...

Anfield is an independent Catholic, International School, comprising of a Primary School and 2 large Kindergartens, whose curriculum is underpinned by the Early Years Foundation Stage, followed by the English National Curriculum. Students aged from 2 to 11 years are provided with a high quality and globally-minded education. Anfield enjoys an enviable reputation as a thriving, dynamic, happy, caring and supportive environment with a strong family atmosphere.

SEN Coordinator (Primary Section)

Job level Middle
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Early Child
Education / Training > Teacher - Primary / Secondary
Published On 08/03/2019

We are seeking to appoint a non-class based SEN Coordinator to take joint ownership of ensuring good progress is made by all children with Special Educational Needs in our Early Years section .

 

We are looking for someone who has a minimum of 4 years teaching experience in a mainstream classroom. The successful candidate needs to be innovative, be able to manage and develop support staff, oversee interventions, teach small groups of pupils as well as develop effective relationships with parents. He/she will be required to evaluate the impact of interventions across the schools and manage this provision effectively. The successful candidate will hold, or be willing to undertake a SENCO qualification.

 

The successful candidate will be:

  • a Native English Speaker
  • an enthusiastic, highly motivated, innovative, flexible, open-minded and caring professional
  • able to inspire and challenge the children
  • a confident classroom practitioner
  • a confident communicator with parents
  • able to work as part of a dynamic learning team
  • able to provide a proven track record of working with children with a wide range of needs, as well as a comprehensive understanding of SEN programmes within a kindergarten setting.
  • knowledgeable and experienced with working in the Early Years Foundation Stage with Special Educational Needs pupils
  • willing to train in specifics for the post and participate in continuing professional development (CPD)
  • committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity
  • committed to our Catholic ethos

 

Requirements

  • B.Ed (Hons) or PGCE with QTS
  • a minimum of 4 years SEN teaching experience
  • a detailed knowledge of the new SEN Code of Practice 2014 and proficiency in delivering a range of programmes and interventions
  • leadership and management experience in SEN
  • exceptional communication skills/English language skills
  • high levels of ICT capability
  • SEN qualifications

 

The Closing Date for Applications: 15 March 2019

Interviews in Hong Kong and/or by video conference during March 2019