SEN Teacher - Much Hadham

JDS Recruitment are currently recruiting for an outstanding SEN Teacher with the commitment and drive to make a real difference to the lives of students.

This position is starting in January, full time and is a temp to permanent position.

The school is situated in 68 acres of rural bliss on the Herts/Essex Border. For over 100 years we have been committed to providing high quality education, care and health services for young people with epilepsy, autism and complex needs. We offer a specialist non maintained residential/day provision for children and young people aged 5 – 19 years. Our well-resourced classrooms, excellent residential facilities and opportunities for varied outdoor activities within our own extensive natural grounds offer a fabulous environment for teaching and learning.

We are looking for someone with secondary school, post 16 or sixth form experience. You will have the ability to personalise learning for each student in the room, at the same time as managing the classroom and deploying the team of excellent and experienced learning support staff effectively. Your ability to think creatively and engage positively with pupils with a broad range of highly complex needs will enable you to lead class groups in all aspects of the curriculum. You will have the presence and experience to ensure the engagement of children and young people in consistently impactful lessons. Innovative, creative and enthusiastic, you will be willing and able to make a broader contribution to school life alongside our multi-disciplinary teams and able to deliver real change for our wonderful children.

Class sizes are approximately 8 students and LSA’S in class varies, for most of the students it is 1:1.

You will need to have qualified teaching status in the UK and the ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues across the Centre. Previous SEN experience including having worked with pupils/students with PMLD is desirable, but not essential. What matters to us is that you have a passion for helping children and young people with complex needs reach their full potential. We will provide full induction, training and support to those who come from a mainstream teaching background. Whilst experience is desirable, care and passion for changing lives is essential. Therefore, we would also consider colleagues who are in the early stages of their teaching career who can demonstrate that drive, care and passion.

The school offer a variety of staff benefits including:

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme

  • Commitment to your CPD

  • SEN allowance

  • High street discounts

  • Free on-site parking

  • Subsided on-site restaurant facilities

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Opportunity to join a supportive and successful team

If this position is of interest you you then please apply or call JDS Recruitment for more information.

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this position, please forward their details to us and you could be eligible for our refer a friend scheme.

Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.

JDS Recruitment is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS