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Life Skills Teacher

Life Skills Teacher

  • Location

    Southwark, London

  • Sector:

    Special Education Needs

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  • Salary:

    £180 - £210 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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Remedy Education are currently recruiting for Life Skills Teacher to join one of our SEN schools who are recruiting for a long term/Permanent Teacher.

As an Instructor of Life Skills you will be an outstanding classroom practitioner who consistently demonstrates the
highest standards of delivery. You will be fully committed to raising attainment and acutely aware of the strategies required to achieve the highest standards. You will be the leading example in your school and go above and beyond your duties to ensure students receive the best possible learning experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Principal duties and responsibilities: The role will encompass all the following, but the balance of duties and
responsibilities will be determined in discussion with the project manager or principal:

The Instructor of Life Skills should:
* Conduct themselves in an exemplary manner at all times
* Be a positive role model to students
* Possess strong planning and organisational skills
* Commit to innovation in teaching and learning strategies
* Demonstrate a positive attitude and passion for the role
* Show resilience when faced with challenging behaviour
* Demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills
* Create a positive learning environment that encourages students to take ownership of their learning
* Be confident and professional in appearance and conduct themselves with integrity
* Show and aptitude and sensitivity to working with UAE National students
* Be enthusiastic and show a willingness to engage in continuous professional development
* The Instructor of Life Skills will be responsible for the delivery of the following key priorities:
* To promote and drive the Life Skills curriculum forward in line with the vision of the Ministry of Education
* To provide outstanding teaching/training to maximise students achievement across a wide and diverse range of topics
* To ensure all our students are able to thrive and engage in both academic and vocational learning
* To ensure all our students achieve their full potential and become well rounded individuals
* To execute and support the planning and delivery of a diverse program that meets the needs of each student
* To support and challenge students of varying levels of ability
* To motivate and inspire students and empower them to commit to personal development

Experience required
* Minimum of 3 years' experience teaching/training a range of learners aged 11 plus
* Experience of implementing a wide range of teaching/training and learning strategies
* Proven track record of success as an outstanding instructor/trainer
* Proven track record of motivating students to achieve success
* Proven track record of effective behaviour management
* Experience/good understanding of using technology to engage students
* Experience/good understanding of the development and implementation of training programs
* Experience of vocational education/training and has a good understanding of practical learning theories

* Experience of working in the GCC would be an advantage
* Experience of managing student performance and intervention strategies to raise performance
* Experience of military service would be an advantage
* Experience of special education would be an advantage

Education Requirements
* Minimum Level 3 qualification (e.g. NVQ, BTEC, Diploma)
* Valid First Aid certificate (DCAS approved - this can be obtained on joining)
* IELTS 6 Academic / 6.5 General for non-native English speakers
Please note, applicants who hold a level 3 qualification must also hold or be willing to obtain supplementary qualifications in the following areas (or similar):
* Life Skills
* Survival Skills
* Adventure Training
* Physical Education training

* Teaching or Assessing qualification (e.g. A1, TAQA, DTLLS, PGCE, Cert. Ed) or equivalent
* Bachelors degree or equivalent in relevant subject area
* Quality Assurance Award (e.g. IV, IQA) or equivalent
* TEFL/CELTA/DELTA qualification would be an advantage
* Valid UAE or transferable Driving License

Salary & Benefits:
* £180 - £210 per day, depending on experience

To apply for this position, please email your CV to Carly Walters,