• Alisdair Low

SEN/SEMH Secondary Science Teacher - St Ives, Cambridgeshire - £25,714 - £40,124 (M1 – UPS2)

Closing Date: 15th July 2022

Start Date: January 2023

This school is part of a Group of 20 SEMH

schools UK wide and is an innovative provider of education and care for children, young people and adults with special educational needs and disabilities.

Opening in September 2022 this is a bespoke new school for 11-16 year olds with Special Educational Needs, with a proposed capacity of 54 pupils, having taken the best elements of a mainstream school and the best elements of a special school to create an environment where young people can achieve their own goals and thrive - be that with GCSEs or a vocational route.

Be part of something new, they are looking for a team of people interested in the rewarding task of shaping this exciting new provision right from the very start.

The Role

This school is looking for a Secondary Science Teacher to join the team. You will be delivering high quality teaching and learning to children and young people with SEMH, ASD and other complex or anxiety related needs who may present with challenging behaviours associated with their diagnosis. Some students may have multiple learning difficulties.

For a full job description with duties, please contact Alisdair at Integritas.

Key Duties:

  • To contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical and social needs of the students within a learning environment.

  • To work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • To maintain and use short, medium and long term plans in delivering the curriculum.

  • To set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for each individual.

  • To monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.

  • To develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes.

  • To contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.

  • To provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge.

  • To assist in the development of the curriculum offer.

  • To take account of wider curriculum developments.


  • PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification in Science and evidence of in-service training is essential.

  • Postgraduate diploma in SEN is desirable.

  • Ability to teach a range of subjects

  • Experience of working in a special school environment and in particular with students with SEMH is desirable.

  • Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to students with a wide range of needs is desirable.


  • Excellent knowledge of Science within the national curriculum

  • Working knowledge of SEMH students with complex needs including ASD.

  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of autism and associated co-morbid conditions and how these can affect learning.

  • Curriculum development and implementation for pupils with SEN and in particular autism

Be part of s successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance and Pension

  • Perkbox - offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process.

As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.