• Alisdair Low

SEN Teacher - Maternity Contract - Caterham, Surrey SEN School. £26,900 - £41,300.

Hours: 40 hours per week

This school is part of a Group of SEN schools and is an innovative provider of education and care for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

They’re currently looking for a SEN teacher for their Secondary Education Centre in Caterham, Surrey for a maternity cover contract. This role will be for 6 months, possibly longer and may even become permanent.

The centre supports young people aged 11 – 16 who have difficulties with communication and social interaction, typically associated with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism, and challenging behaviour.

This Education Centre is a 30-place secondary/post 16 learning centre for young people with ASD/SEMH, based in the heart of the community in Caterham-on-the-hill, with brand new state of the art conversion.

This school is linked to another in the Group and share the same Headteacher and Senior Management Team, however each site has its own Assistant Head and team of Teachers and TAs. Although the sites operate separately on the whole, students do cross between sites occasionally.

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

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

The team at Caterham are a family, they believe in working together to achieve the best for their co-workers and students alike. Naturally passionate educators, the whole team strive to exceed expectations at every opportunity.

Please note that duties will vary and you must expect to lend a hand wherever is required.

Skills required:

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

  • Ability to teach a range of subjects

  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with ASD, SEMH and PDA profile

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures

  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge


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

  • Life assurance

  • Pension plan

  • Perk Box- offering high street discounts

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Car lease scheme

  • Teachers’ Pension

  • Fully funded training and qualifications

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Health cash back plan

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.