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SEN Primary Teacher


Teaching Personnel are currently partnered with a special school based in Cardiff. The school caters to students who have a statement of Autism, with most students having varying speech and language abilities from non-verbal to high-functioning, fully verbal students.

They are now looking for a new teacher to join the team from February half-term. The position will be teaching across primary years in class sizes of approximately 8 students with the aid of 3-4 teaching assistants. You will be working heavily with PECS and Makaton so prior experience and training in this is highly desireable.

Students are of mixed ability so the successful candidare must be flexible and be able to adapt and plan lessons that are engaging and inclusive for students of all abilities. Good knowledge and understanding of the primary curriculum is not essential but is beneficial,  although the school uses a largely sensory curriculum which you wlll be trained in throughout the post.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have Fully Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) (Unqualified teachers will not be considered for this role)
  • Have experience teaching SEN Primary years
  • Have experience teaching students with Autism and complex needs
  • Be approachable and flexible
  • Have experience planning and delivering lessons


For more information please submit your CV to the below methods and we look forward to speaking with you. 

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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.

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