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SEN Teacher

Job Description

We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teacher to join our team. This position is based in either Milton Keynes or Bedfordshire, offering an exciting opportunity to work with students who have special educational needs in a supportive and inclusive environment.


  • Plan and deliver high-quality lessons tailored to the individual needs of students with special educational needs.
  • Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes student engagement and fosters their social and emotional development.
  • Use a variety of teaching strategies and resources to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, such as educational psychologists, speech and language therapists, and occupational therapists, to develop individual education plans (IEPs) and provide appropriate support.
  • Regularly assess student progress and adapt teaching methods accordingly, ensuring continuous improvement and academic growth.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of student achievements, attendance, and behavior, in compliance with school policies.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, guardians, and other stakeholders regarding student progress, achievements, and areas of concern.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance teaching skills and stay updated on best practices in special education.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Specialisation or experience in special education and working with students with special educational needs.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant learning support strategies, techniques, and resources.
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to accommodate diverse learning needs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively engage with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and resources effectively.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with students with special educational needs.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances and willingness to work collaboratively within a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional qualifications or training in special education, such as a Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs Coordination (SENCo) or a diploma in specific learning difficulties.
  • Experience working with specific learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, or other special educational needs.