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Primary Teacher (Year 7 Class) - SEN School

Job Description

Dunbar Education, a leading recruitment agency specialising in educational roles, is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Primary Teacher for a Year 7 class in a primary model within a SEN school. Our client school caters to children with autism diagnosis, offering small class sizes with some challenging behaviour. Students are working around their cognitive age, requiring tailored teaching approaches to support their learning journey.

Personal Attributes:

  • Calm and Positive Attitude: Embracing all aspects of school life with a composed demeanor.
  • Caring and Sensitive: Demonstrating empathy and sensitivity towards students' individual needs.
  • Team Player: Collaborating effectively within a dynamic and supportive team environment.
  • Mutual Respect: Fostering an environment of respect among students and colleagues.
  • Establishing Security: Creating a sense of control and security within the classroom.
  • Commitment: Dedicated to contributing positively to the holistic school community.
  • Enthusiastic: Bringing energy and warmth to the learning environment.
  • Adaptability: Ability to flexibly adjust teaching methods to meet evolving student needs.

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Conducting class teaching and associated preparatory, assessment, recording, and reporting work within a subject specialism and/or other curriculum areas.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in various teaching and learning strategies, catering to diverse learning styles.
  • Leading or substantially contributing to the planning and delivery of policy documents and schemes of work for relevant subjects.
  • Delivering knowledge, skills, and understanding aligned with the National Curriculum, adapting as necessary for individual student requirements.
  • Actively promoting literacy, numeracy, ICT, careers, and Key Skills within the curriculum.
  • Supporting the spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development of students while instilling British Values.
  • Staying updated with current educational practices through professional development opportunities and training.
  • Participating in relevant school meetings pertaining to curriculum, organisation, and administration.


  • Must possess a valid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) on the update service.
  • Must hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), recognised in the UK.
  • Must have previous experience working with special educational needs (SEN) students.
  • Prior experience teaching in the UK education system is essential.

    If you meet these qualifications and are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students with special educational needs, we encourage you to apply.
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