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SEN English Teacher

Job Ref: 2356JB
  • Start Date: 03-09-2018

Job Description

SPECIAL NEEDS Secondary and Post 16 Education for Young People with an Autism Spectrum Disorder & Aspergers Syndrome

SEN English Teacher - English Subject Lead

Attractive salary based upon experience for the right SEN English Teacher

Position to commence September 2018 or earlier if possible 

Are you a specialist and passionate SEN English Teacher?
Would you like to make a difference to the lives of young people with Autism? 

The School is an independent co-educational day provision for students between the ages of 11 and 19, who have an autistic spectrum disorder. They recognise that successful learning for our students is achieved through positive experiences and they strive to create a school day that is motivating, rewarding and purposeful for each young person. 

They are looking for a talented SEN English Teacher to join their team. They are extending both their school and Post 16 provisions and are expanding their English department. Their Senior Leadership Team is looking for an outstanding and inspirational SEN English teacher possessing QTS and SEN experience, who is committed to raising standards in Teaching and Learning.
If you are looking for a new challenge in your career, they would love you to join them on this exciting journey. 

As an SEN English Teacher, you will have an in-depth knowledge of the current secondary English curriculum to GCSE level, and will have previously worked with pupils who have an autism spectrum disorder or social communication difficulties. You will be experienced in approaches that are known to be successful for learners with autism and will be familiar with a total communication approach to supporting students. The school provides a full Autism Training Programme to supplement skills and you will have the benefit of working alongside our experienced in-house multidisciplinary team of therapists, including speech & language therapists, occupational therapists and assistant psychologists. 
The opportunity for progression to an Assistant Head position will be available for any suitably qualified and experienced applicants.

If you are: 
A good / outstanding SEN English Teacher with QTS 
Able to teach the Secondary Curriculum across KS 3 and KS 4 including Entry Level and GCSE qualifications
Experienced in and passionate about working with pupils who have autism 
Effective at coaching and mentoring 
Enthusiastic, dedicated and resilient 
Committed to raising standards and improving pupil’s life chances to achieve their potential 
An experienced leader who inspires colleagues and holds them to account 
A flexible team player 
Committed to continuing professional development 
Then you are the person they are looking for! 

The successful SEN English Teacher, will benefit from working in a highly specialist, supportive environment.
The appointed SEN English Teacher will have the opportunity to join: 
Teachers Pension Scheme 
Private Health Care Plan 
Access to our childcare voucher scheme. 
A relocation package if required 
Opportunities for extensive CPD 

If this could be of interest, please send your up to date Cv to or call 0208 709 6540 and ask for Jessica.