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Home Economics Teacher

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Home Economics Teacher (SEMH Provision)

Location: Baldock, Hertfordshire

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Home Economics Teacher to join our SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) provision based in Baldock, Hertfordshire. As a Home Economics Teacher, you will play a vital role in providing a supportive and engaging learning environment for teenagers with SEMH needs.


  • Plan, prepare, and deliver high-quality home economics lessons that cater to the specific needs of students with SEMH.
  • Create and implement differentiated teaching strategies to ensure effective learning for all students.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment, promoting emotional well-being and positive behaviour management.
  • Utilize creative and innovative teaching methods to engage students and inspire a love for home economics.
  • Assess students' progress regularly, provide constructive feedback, and develop individualized learning plans to support their academic and personal growth.
  • Collaborate with other teachers, support staff, and parents/guardians to ensure a holistic approach to students' education and well-being.
  • Keep accurate records of students' attendance, achievements, and behaviour, and maintain open communication with relevant stakeholders.


  • Experience in working with teenagers with SEMH, including a confident approach in supporting individuals with challenging behaviours.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of home economics curriculum and the ability to adapt lessons to suit individual needs.
  • A teaching qualification is desirable, but not essential. Candidates with relevant experience in a similar role will also be considered.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents/guardians.
  • Resilience, patience, and a compassionate approach to working with students with SEMH needs.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and a willingness to learn and implement new strategies and techniques.

About the SEMH Provision: Our SEMH provision in Baldock provides a nurturing and supportive learning environment for students who face challenges with their social, emotional, and mental health. We are dedicated to ensuring that every student receives the education and support they need to thrive academically and personally.

If you are a motivated and empathetic Home Economics Teacher with experience in working with teenagers with SEMH needs, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of young people in the Baldock area.

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Access to free CPD
  • An agency that can guarantee you work (conditions apply)
  • Exclusive schools that only work with Dunbar Education
  • High demand for supply teaching
  • Variety of schools to teach in

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