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SEN Teacher

Location: Harrow, Hillingdon.  

Role: Teacher (KS3)

Duration: September start with fulltime hours. Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:00pm.

Pay: GBP130 - 170 per day (paid on a weekly basis – negotiable dependant on experience and references)


Children with mental health needs thrive from having exceptional hard-working teachers with an in-depth or open understanding of mental health support. We are currently looking for a Secondary Teacher to work full-time across KS3 (year 9, 10 and 11) in a school in Hounslow. Teachers will work in small classes with up to 3 support staff in class planning, delivering and accessing behaviour and education support programmes.

 The school are looking for Teachers with UK school experience that are:

  • Open to teaching in schools with young people aged 11-18 who have been unable to learn in mainstream schools for a range of reasons such as mental health, special need diagnosis, being in care, being at risk of or being abused.
  • Able to plan, teach and mark lessons in preparation for GCSES – all subject specialisms welcome
  • Dedicated and consistent as building and maintaining positive relationships is vital.
  • Have a sound knowledge of UK curriculum

The teacher position is available fulltime for after Easter and hours are 8:30-4:00pm Monday to Fridays with permanent opportunities available for those who would like to continue in the school.


What is on offer?

  • Small classes with SEN support staff in class who will implement learning programmes  
  • Collaborative planning with in-house occupational therapists, drama therapists and psychologists
  • Fun and friendly team with staff well-being a main focus of the school
  • Long term work with permanent contract and career development opportunities
  • Modern and state-of-the-art facilities with sensory and therapy rooms
  • Free parking on site (first come, first serve)
  • Local transport links across Uxbridge.  

Essential criteria:

  • Full-time availability
  • Able to travel to Hounslow. 
  • QTS, PGCE, Teaching experience in UK schools.
  • Experience working with children/young people with mental health or special needs.
  • Good written and spoken English is essential

Desirable criteria:  Mental health awareness training, Special Needs experience, Team Teach or positive handling training, MIDAS trained to drive school minibus

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.

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