Accessibility Links

Special Educational Needs Teacher

This vacancy has now expired.

Job description

Applications welcome from all who are interested in the role and have either QTS, QTLS and/or Special Needs teaching experience.

  • Work as part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team, plan and deliver inclusive and engaging lessons for children between the ages of 11-16 years.
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

Are you seeking job satisfaction and the freedom to teach creatively?

If so, read on!

This demanding but rewarding role will require you to teach SEN pupils in KS3 and KS4, expect to teach pupils with Autism (Verbal/Non-Verbal), ADHD, SEMH (formerly known as EBD) and Complex Needs. Class sizes are smaller than if you were in a mainstream school, with up to 10 students per class.  The curriculum is personalised, to significantly enhance the quality each individual child’s education.

On a day to day basis, expect to be:

  • Managing challenging behaviour and watching out for triggers
  • Developing programmes of learning activities
  • Planning, preparing, researching lessons
  • Preparing and adapting teaching materials
  • Making use of special facilities and/or equipment
  • Encouraging personal development via tutorial and pastoral work
  • Attending meetings and reviews
  • Liaising with parents, external agencies and a range of other professionals, such as speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists
  • Writing reports
  • Coordinating the work of support staff

The school itself caters for children aged 5-18 years and is built on a large area, with masses of outdoor space for its students as well as a Sensory Room and Animal(s) on-site! Pupils are encouraged to explore outdoor space available to them and outdoor learning is also encouraged. All staff at the school work hard to make sure that pupils are fully supported and offer engaging, creative lessons.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is not immediately permanent; however there is an opportunity of gaining a permanent contract with the school through an introduction with Teaching Personnel. You will also need a Full UK Driving License and own transport, due to the rural location of the school

Apply now to discuss your suitability for this role with one of our specialist consultants.

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.

For details of our privacy policy, please see

Similar jobs