• Alisdair Low

SEN Teacher - £25,700 - £40,124 per annum - Berkeley, Gloucestershire

Location: Berkley, South Gloucestershire - Salary: £25,714 - £40,12

4 (M1-UPS2)

Hours: 40 hours per week- Term Time Only


This school is looking to recruit a practitioner who is passionate about working with secondary-age young people with complex SEMH needs. In addition to being an expert teacher, you’ll also need to be adept at dealing with high anxiety and challenging behaviours that our young people may present.

As a brand new school this is a rewarding opportunity to be part of shaping our provision right from the very beginning.

We are keen to hear from candidates from a range of subject specialisms. You would need to be able to teach your subject across KS 3 and 4, and up to GCSE level.

Opening in September 2021 this is a bespoke new school for 11-16 year olds with SEMH needs, 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 GSCEs or a vocational route.


The main purpose of the role:

To deliver high quality teaching and learning across multiple subjects to children and young people with SEMH and other complex or anxiety related needs who may present with challenging behaviours associated with their diagnosis. Some pupils may have multiple learning difficulties.


Key duties:

Be responsible for the high quality of teaching and learning of all pupils who are assigned to the post holder, having responsibility for their progress, welfare and outcomes

To have an up to date knowledge and understanding of the professional duties of teachers and the statutory framework within which teachers work.

To take responsibility for implementing school policies and practice, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity.

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 maintain knowledge through training and research where appropriate and take responsibility for own professional development.

To establish effective working relationships and set a good example through presentation and personal and professional conduct

To maintain an overall awareness of current issues in the field of autism in order to be able to plan for effective teaching and learning.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.


Skills and Qualifications:

PGCE, QTS, or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training.

Working knowledge of SEMH students with complex needs.

Evidence of sound knowledge of the national curriculum.

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

Ability to engage pupils in positive enabling relationships.


Benefits and Additional Information

Full training and continued support

Life assurance

Teacher’s pension

Health cash back plan

Car lease scheme

Bike to work scheme

Perk box

Free parking

For more information on this position please contact: Alisdair at Integritas


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. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.