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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

SEN Teacher - Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, £30,000 - £44,870

Call/email Ellie at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

Job Title: SEN Teacher

Location: UK-Staffordshire-Stoke-on-Trent

Contract Type: Full-time

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: £30,000 - £44,870

Essential Criteria: PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training.

The school have two positions available - 1x Permanent Contract and 1 x Maternity Cover Contract (12 months FTC) 

This school is part of a Group of over 26 SEN schools across the UK - the 5th largest provider of SEN education in the UK.


  • Qualified Teacher status

  • Experience in achieving outstanding outcomes

  • Thorough working knowledge of the curriculum and how to adapt this for pupils with SEN

  • Experience of working with young people with ASD

  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures

  • Ability to create and maintain strong nurturing relationships with young people

  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to learning, to include the students with anxiety.

  • Knowledge of strategies and visual teaching methods to engage reluctant learners.

  • A flexible approach, a high level creativity and the ability to adapt teaching to meet individual needs


  •          Training and Development

Within this organization, they strongly believe that learning and development should not be limited to just the children and young people they support.  The school offer wide range of programmes and opportunities to all their employees to improve your skills and further your career. 

  •          Save money on your bills!!

With the cost of living rising they have a fantastic benefit through Perkbox to help with cutting costs and help make your money go further. Perkbox is a free app for you to use on the go wherever you are.  You can get deals and discounts to save money on things like your weekly food bill, phone plans, internet, eating out, gym memberships, insurance and more.  You can also use Perkbox for their cycle to work scheme and car scheme. 

  •          Competitive Pay and Reward

Every year they compare the market rates of pay and rewards to insure they are comparable or better to other similar organisations. They also offer Enhanced Annual Leave, Company Sick Pay, Teacher Pension and Life Assurance.

  •          UK Health Cash Plan

This plan can help cover your day to day healthcare expenditure such as optician and dental bills.  You and your children are covered on this plan and you can also choose to upgrade and add a partner to enjoy the benefits with you.

  •         Employee Assistance Programme

Your health and wellbeing is very important to the school and we have support available on a wide variety of issues, helping you with online tools, information and via a freephone counselling service available 24/7. 

  •  Refer a friend for £1,000

As an employee; the school will reward you for recommending friends and family to come and join the company (*terms apply)

The role:

The school are currently looking for two experienced Full Time Teachers for this 'Outstanding' rated School. The school supports young people aged 6 - 19 with ASC, communication and sensory needs. They offer life skills and a wide range of GCSE/BTEC accreditations alongside a functional skills/entry level pathway.  Behaviours across the school are excellent.


They are looking to appoint someone with experience of delivering outcomes for young people who are of secondary age but working below age related expectations and on a life skills/ functional pathway.


Experience of teaching a range of subjects at KS2/KS3 or 4 and/or experience of delivering entry level and functional skills maths and English, or any other accreditation e.g. Princes trust would be advantageous.  

As a lifeskills pathway Class Teacher, your role will be to provide high quality teaching that will enable pupils to make progress not just academically but socially and emotionally. You must be creative and have high expectations. An understanding of ASC would be useful to support the planning and delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum to enable the pupils to achieve their full potential in all areas.


To facilitate this, you’ll plan and deliver lessons that support young people achieving accreditation on a lifeskills pathway. You will be able to support the young people to be independent and resilient learners both in and outside of the classroom.


You’ll supervise and provide support and guidance to our Teaching Assistants and Higher Level Teaching Assistants and play a key role in their Professional Development Reviews.


Naturally, you will take responsibility for implementing school policies and practices, including those relating to safeguarding and equality of opportunity. Additionally; you will also be expected to carefully monitoring the health, well-being and personal care of the pupils; informing Pastoral/clinical/ SEND support teams and any other relevant professionals of any concerns.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

As a result of the volume of applications, 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.


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