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Science Teacher (SEN)

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people with special educational needs? Do you have the expertise and dedication to inspire and engage students in the subject of science? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Position: Science Teacher
School Type: Independent Special School
Age Range: 11 to 16 years old
Location: Silverstone, Towcester
Contract: Full-time, Term-time only

About the School:

Dunbar Education Recruitment Agency is excited to be working with an independent special school dedicated to supporting pupils with a range of social, emotional, and mental health difficulties. The school caters to students aged 11 to 16, many of whom have additional learning needs such as dyslexia, social communication difficulties, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, and Tourette's syndrome.

Job Description:

As a Science Teacher, you will play a crucial role in the academic and personal development of our students. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and delivering engaging and differentiated science lessons that cater to the diverse needs and abilities of pupils.
  • Creating a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and motivated to learn.
  • Assessing and tracking pupil progress, providing regular feedback and adapting teaching strategies to meet individual learning needs.
  • Collaborating with other staff members and specialists to develop and implement Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Managing classroom behaviour effectively to ensure a safe and conducive learning environment.
  • Participating in school events, extracurricular activities, and professional development opportunities.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential. Candidates without QTS will not be considered.
  • Experience working with children with special educational needs (SEN) is a must.
  • Current DBS on the update service or willingness to obtain one.
  • Minimum of 6 months UK teaching experience is required.
  • This is a full-time position only; part-time applicants need not apply.


  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of young people with SEN.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated and passionate Science Teacher with the qualifications and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.

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