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Are you a patient and resilient character who thrives on working with challenged children?

Do you have an ambition to become an instrumental part of a team that is tasked with making children feel safe and enjoy learning?

This could well be just the position you're looking for! The school is an SEN unit for children aged 11-16 who require Social, Emotional and Mental Health support. This means that you would have to be a resilient character who is able to remain positive when dealing with challenging behaviour. These secondary aged children are generally working to primary level, hence the need for a primary teacher to teach a variety of subjects.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Adaptability to ensure students are challenged depending of their varying needs

• Working effectively with a teaching assistants and care workers

• Effective management of classroom behaviour and maintaining a positive learning atmosphere

Ensuring and assessing the safety and safeguarding of children key requirements for the position include:

• Relevant qualifications -a degree along with relevant teaching qualifications (ie PGCE)

• QTS is desirable. If these are absent then you must have ample teaching experience

• Experience of teaching children with Autism is essential

• Strong commitment and a positive attitude to the role and objectives


Please call Gemma Davies at Teaching Personnel on 0118 327 1595 to find out more. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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