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SEMH Teacher

Job Description

SEMH Teacher

Location: Hertfordshire

Contract type: Full-time, Temporary to Permanent

Salary: Competitive

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated SEMH Teacher to join our team in Hertfordshire. As a SEMH Teacher, you will be responsible for planning and delivering inspiring and motivating classes to students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. The successful candidate will have excellent behaviour management skills, and an understanding of the reasons behind behaviour, and should follow a trauma-informed practice.


  • Plan and deliver engaging and challenging lessons to SEMH students
  • Develop individualized learning plans to meet the needs of each student
  • Monitor and assess student's progress regularly, and provide feedback to parents and senior staff
  • Create a positive and safe learning environment that promotes the emotional well-being of students
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members to ensure the best possible outcomes for students


  • A degree in a relevant field
  • Completion of a teaching training course, ideally with QTS
  • Strong behaviour management skills
  • Understanding of the reasons behind behaviour and trauma-informed practice
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members

ECTs will be considered for this position.

If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic SEMH Teacher passionate about making a difference in students' lives, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the role.

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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