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SEN Teachers

Job Description

Role: SEN Teachers

Location: Barking

Salary: Main Pay Scale and SEN Allowance.

Dunbar Education is a dedicated recruitment agency committed to matching talented educators with inspiring roles in schools across the UK. We specialise in finding passionate and skilled teachers for Special Educational Needs (SEN) roles, ensuring that every child receives the support and education they deserve.

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic SEN Teacher to join a School in Barking. This is a full-time role, perfect for individuals who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special educational needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver high-quality lessons tailored to meet the diverse needs of students with SEN.
  • Develop and implement individualised education plans (IEPs) for students, setting clear goals and monitoring progress.
  • Utilise a variety of teaching strategies and resources to engage and support students in their learning.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes respect, understanding, and independence.
  • Collaborate with teaching assistants, support staff, and other professionals to provide holistic support to students.
  • Regularly assess and report on students' progress, adapting teaching methods as necessary.
  • Engage with parents and guardians to communicate students' progress and address any concerns or needs.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in SEN education.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or PGCE : Must have; candidates without this qualification will not be considered.
  • Experience: Proven experience working with children with special educational needs.
  • Availability: Full-time availability is essential; part-time candidates will not be considered.
  • DBS: Must have an up-to-date DBS on the update service or be willing to obtain one.

Desirable Skills:

  • Strong understanding of various SEN conditions and effective teaching strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Patience, resilience, and a genuine passion for teaching and supporting students with SEN.


  • Continuous professional development and training opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of students with special educational needs.

If you are an experienced SEN Classroom Teacher with a passion for making a difference, we would love to hear from you. Join Dunbar Education and be a part of a team that is dedicated to providing exceptional education and support to students with special educational needs.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

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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