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SEN Teacher required for large special school, Manchester

Job description

I am currently recruiting for a specialist SEN School located in Manchester. This school provides flexible day and residential placements for students with complex communication and social difficulties typically associated with Asperger's syndrome and Autism. Many will have additional sensory issues and high levels of anxiety that affect their ability to cope in mainstream settings and create barriers to learning.

This school are currently looking for a number of specialist Teachers who are able to teach young people with complex educational needs and are able to differentiate for young people with sensory needs. Ideally, the school are looking for one Secondary Teacher (no subject specialism required) and one Primary Teacher. As the school caters for young people with complex needs, majority of pupils are working at Plevels and low National Curriculum levels.

This is a relatively new school that has joined a successful multi-academy trust and is looking to expand their staffing team to accommodate for more pupils.

This position is to start from October 2018 on a long term basis. The school would like to meet and interview members of staff ideally over the first few weeks of September so please apply ASAP.

The teacher would ideally;

  • Have experience working in a specialist setting with young people with additional needs
  • Have knowledge and understanding of profound and multiple learning needs
  • Have experience teaching to Plevels and low national curriculum levels
  • Have a strong passion for working with young people with special educational needs
  • Have experience using communication aids, e.g. Makaton, Ipads, PECs

If this long term role in a highly successful SEN school would be of interest to you, please contact or call 0161 242 1798 for more details.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.



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