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Running Deer School 
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Pupils on Roll
Occupational group
Teaching - Special & Other
Salary details
Job term
Appointment type
Part Time
Term Time Only
Closing Date
07 February 2019
Interview date
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About Running Deer
Running Deer CIC is a not for profit community organisation based in Dartmoor national park, which supports adults and children with learning and mental health difficulties, disabilities and those not in education, employment or training. We provide access to education, training, volunteering, life skills opportunities and work experience through a variety of outdoors-oriented projects.

Running Deer School
Running Deer School provides small, specialist, high-support education to education authorities. We also operate an Intervention Programme for children at risk of being excluded from other provision. Firmly grounded in outdoor education, rural skills and activities, and with a students achieving to the very best of their ability, we work with children aged between 8 and 16 with a range of special educational needs. Our academic classroom is at Butterdon Wood.

Job Description
Our SEN teacher will be responsible for delivering a bespoke individualised academic timetable for our students covering a range of KS2-KS4 subjects and working with those students in a 1:1 or very small group environment to enable our students to reach their full potential, whilst supporting their special needs.
Your duties will include:
- Developing programmes of learning activities;
- Planning, preparing and researching lessons;
- Preparing and adapting teaching materials;
- Making use of special facilities and/or equipment;
- Teaching students on an individual, class or small group basis;
- Checking and assessing students' work and giving feedback;
- Encouraging personal development;
- Attending meetings and reviews;
- Working with our SENCo to liaise with parents/carers, external agencies and a range of other professionals, such as speech and language therapists and educational psychologists;
- Writing reports;
- Co-ordinating the academic work for our case workers;
- Ensuring that our tracking systems are kept up date so that we can monitor the progress of students.

Recruitment Process
Applicants should request an application pack by email to info@runningdeer.org.uk.
Application packs should be returned by email (preferred) or by post.
Do not send a CV or covering letter. Applications which include a CV or covering letter will be discarded.
You will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK.
Applicants who qualify will be invited to a tour of our school, at Butterdon Wood, near Moretonhampstead, followed by an interview at our office in Moretonhampstead.
Working for Running Deer doesn’t suit everyone, so this is an opportunity to meet our team, discuss your previous experience and any qualifications, have a look around, get a feel for the work that we do and ask any questions you might have.
This interview will consist of a 45-minute question and answer session, which will be scored against a predetermined set of questions. The highest-scoring applicants will then be selected.
Subject to a current DBS check including Children’s Barred List and references, we will then make a formal offer of employment.


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