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SEN English Teacher

Job Description

Are you looking to make a real difference to individuals with physical, sensory, language, learning, or emotional disabilities? We're looking for a passionate, Fully Qualified SEN English Teacher to join our team in Hertfordshire!

As an SEN Teacher, you will be responsible for the educational progress and well-being of the children and young people you work with. You will work with students with diagnoses including, Autism, SLCN and Dyslexia.

You will build strong relationships with the students, providing learning resources and helping them achieve their academic potential while focusing on their emotional and mental health development.

Responsibilities within this role:

  • Prepare creative and innovative lessons and source materials for the classes and activities
  • Effectively use specialist equipment and resources, such as audio-visual materials and computers, to maximise the potential for learning and make the learning experience as enjoyable and beneficial as possible
  • Assess and assist children and young people who have long and short-term learning difficulties and work with colleagues to identify pupils' special needs
  • Liaise with teachers and support staff, as well as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists, and educational psychologists.
  • Organise learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, school outings and cultural events
  • Assist in severely disabled pupils' personal care/medical needs
  • Attend statutory annual reviews or other related meetings, such as Looked After Child (LAC) reviews, regarding students with SEN, which may involve reviewing EHCPs
  • Follow the English curriculum whilst making it inclusive and suitable for students with SEN


  • Qualified Teacher with QTS
  • Experience working with students with SEN and SEMH difficulties
  • Experienced English teacher
  • Knowledge of effective behaviour management strategies and interventions for students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties
  • Demonstrate the ability to work positively, collaboratively, and flexibly in a team environment
  • Passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people with SEN and SEMH needs

If this role is of interest to you, please apply today!

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Access to free CPD (including a Safeguarding Children course)
  • 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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