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  1. Special Needs (SEN) Teacher

    Sheffield | £90 - £135 p day | From Capita Education Resourcing

    Teacher of Special Needs Education, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, £90 - £135 Per Day Capita Education Resourcing are seeking to appoint empathetic Teachers of Special Needs Education (SEN) to join... exceptional candidates who have experience as either a primary or secondary qualified Teacher within Special Educational Needs (SEN) Education working with Severe Learning Difficulties, Autism and/or Asperger's Syndrome. This is an exciting opportunity to build your profile within schools and make a real difference to the children's development. To be considered for the position of Teacher of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Education you must: - Have experience of teaching Special Needs in mainstream Schools or SEN settings - Ideally be Team Teach certified - Have an excellent...

  2. SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teacher

    Sheffield | £90 - £140 per day | From Vision for Education - Sheffield

    REFERENCE NO: SEN-2001 JOB TITLE: SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teacher RATE OF PAY: 90 to 140 per day, dependant on experience We are currently.... Our promise is to serve the education community, be it Teachers, Schools or Students alike to the highest possible standards. If you are looking for a primary, secondary or special needs teaching ... recruiting for SEN teacher's to teach through out all key stages to work at various special schools in the South Yorkshire, Worksop & Chesterfield area's. Successful candidates must be enthusiastic and committed, have previous experience of working within an SEN school and experience of dealing with the entire autistic spectrum, EBD and PMLD is essential. Team teach and moving and handling...

  3. Special Needs Teacher

    Caterham, Surrey | 20000.0000 | From Employment Plus Ltd

    URGENT SCIENCE TEACHER NEEDED for IMMEDIATE START OR JAN 2014 This independent special needs school located in Surrey is seeking a specialist special needs science teacher. We are seeking a high... attaining, dynamic science teacher. An ideal science candidate will be able to teach and have experience teaching to KS3/4, but the main expertise will be able to engage and teach students with mild through to severe learning difficulties. This specialist special needs teacher will have experience with autism and speech learning difficulties. We are also happy with a mathematics teachers to ... a least 2 years experience teaching in a special needs school and be able to clearly demonstrate where you have worked with students with special needs. The role is to cover maternity but the teacher...

  4. Special Needs Teacher

    Sutton, Surrey | 0.0000 | From Employment Plus Ltd

    We are looking for a teacher for a special needs school in Sutton. Subjects are taught from the BTEC curriculum up to Key Stages 3 /4. We are seeking an experienced teacher to start immediately. The... special needs teacher will have experience with dealing with mild through to severe learning difficulties. Working with students of varying ability including a range of learning difficulties and challenging behaviours, you will have resilience and a calm attitude. Students in this environment respond particularly well to a composed philosophy in order to attain and maintain mutual respect. Assisting with the day to day running of the school as well as with pastoral needs as they arise. Teachers will need to have QTS or the overseas equivalent. All candidates will have had experience...

  5. Special Needs Teacher

    Burton-On-Trent | £100 - £161/day | From PK Education

    PK education is working with a Special School which is accessible via Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced SEN Teacher to work in a special school... looking for a Primary Trained Special Needs Teacher to start at Easter until July 2015 Secondary teachers may apply; also newly qualified Teachers (NQT's) can apply, but extensive experience in SEN ... responsible for have a very special and unique character, they all have complex learning needs related to communication, social interaction, self-help skills and most have multiple diagnoses. The school works ... . You will need to have solid experience working with and teaching pupils with Special Educational Needs, be committed and passionate about teaching SEN and you must have QTS. Competitive rates of pay...

  6. Teacher - Special Educational Needs

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire | 21500.0000 | From Caretech

    The Organization: Established in 2000 Greenfields has developed a national reputation as a high quality provider of therapeutic residential care and education to young people aged between 11 & 18... effect positive change. Job Purpose: A special educational needs (SEN) teacher is specifically employed to work with children and young adults who need extra support, or require an advanced programme ... ; Developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils Using special equipment and facilities, such as audio-visual materials and computers to stimulate ... colleagues to identify individual pupils special needs Liaising with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists...

  7. Special Needs Teacher

    London | £120 - £170/day | From Enlighten Supply Pool Ltd

    Enlighten Supply Pool are working in conjunction with an established Autistic school in the West London area who are currently recruiting for a qualified Teacher who has previous experience in... delivering lessons to pupils that have Autism Spectrum Disorders and challenging behaviours. You will need to have strong classroom management skills, motivated with strength of character and previous experience of working with young children with SEN needs. The contract length is for 1 year and starts ASAP. To apply or for an informal discussion please contact Jayson Mehra or email Enlighten Supply Pool We offer excellent benefits to our candidates from the rates of pay down to the dedicated, professional and experienced consultant who will be looking after your needs. To be...

  8. Teacher of Special Needs

    Chelmsford, Essex | £120 - £160/day | From Strategy Education

    This role is for a Full Time SEN Teacher to work with learning disabilities for a fixed term contract. The successful candidate will be expected to work with small groups of students, supporting... them in their studies. Teaching experience and experience of working with pupils with SEN is essential. This is a long term-perm role. Candidates must; • Have a passion for educating children with SEN • Understand the need for flexibility and adaptability • Have a UK recognised Teaching Qualification • Recognise the needs of individual children and have the ability to differentiate In return the School can offer excellent pay rates and a supportive, caring working atmosphere. The successful candidate will be subject to checks including, eligibility to work...

  9. Special Educational Needs SEN Teacher

    Hounslow, Middlesex | 120.0000 | From Supreme Recruitment

    Supreme Recruitment Solutions are lookin gof ran SEN Teacher to work around Middlesex SEN teachers may work with individuals who are physically disabled, sensory impaired (i.e. deaf/blind), have... SEN teacher may also work with gifted and talented individuals. A key aspect of working in this field is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating ... lessons and resources; marking and assessing work; developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils; using special equipment and facilities, such as ... learning difficulties and working with colleagues to identify individual pupils' special needs; liaising with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists...

  10. Primary Special Educational Needs Teacher

    Berkshire, South East England | 90.0000 | From Capita Education Resourcing

    Special Educational Needs Primary Teacher | Bracknell | £90- £135 per day, Capita Education are currently working closely with a Special Educational Needs (SEN) School in the Bracknell... area who often require SEN Primary Teachers on a day to day basis and for long term placements. This "Good" School has a warm and friendly environment with passionate staff who inspire students to achieve their best. This is a great opportunity to join this school along with other SEN and mainstream school's to become part of their exceptional team initially on a day to day basis with a view to enjoying a long-term opportunity. Capita are looking for exceptional candidates for this role in order to meet our total commitment to our schools and the children they support. To...

As a Special Educational Needs Teachers (SENT), you will work with children and/or adults who have a wide range of mental, behavioural or sensory disabilities who are unable to prosper in a mainstream class environment. Your pupils will include those with dyslexia, autism, hyperactivity, Down's Syndrome or blindness. You could earn more than mainstream teachers, as you're awarded an extra yearly allowance on top of the basic teacher salary.

Who can I work for?

Primarily local education authorities (LEAs), but also independent and private schools.

Where and when can I work?

Mainly classroom based, but also the occasional venture out, such as field trips and visits to places of special interest. The class will either be in specialist schools, youth offender centres or hospital schools or you could work with students in mainstream schools. 8pm-4am with extra time allocated for marking and extra-curricular activities.

What can I earn?

An experienced, leading SENT can earn up to £42K a year. The average, however is £25K-£35K with starting salaries at £20K-£25K.

What are the benefits?

Massive satisfaction in helping your students progress. Being totally immersed in your work.

Are there chances of promotion?

You may go on to become a special educational needs co-ordinator, head teacher or teaching other teachers as a special educational needs consultant.

What will I be responsible for?

  • Employing methods to convey national curriculum subjects which differ to those in mainstream schools – these include sign language, braille, role-play and touch.
  • Assessing each pupil and setting goals accordingly.
  • Preparing lessons and teaching materials.
  • Employing specialist techniques such as sign language and braille.
  • Taking students on field trips or to places of special interest (ie, museums or the theatre).
  • Partnering with a wide range of interested parties – ie, parents, carers, other teachers, social workers, physiotherapists and psychologists.
  • Attending meetings.
  • Recording and monitoring students' progress.
  • Marking work.
  • Assisting students with mobility problems.

What qualifications do I need?

You cannot train and work as a special needs teacher from the outset. You need to gain teaching qualifications first, then go for the special needs element. After qualifying as a teacher (see school teacher profile), you'll have to take specialist courses to enable you to teach students with different needs. You'll need to learn braille to teach blind children and sign language to teach deaf children. You can get these courses either as post-graduate or masters' degrees from universities or from LEAs offering in-service training to existing teachers. But be advised that Special Needs is offered as a subsidiary subject on the PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) courses at Leeds, Newcastle, Bristol and Oxford universities and all initial teacher training courses contain a special educational needs element).

Do I need any experience?

See above. You should really start off as a SENT assistant after gaining valuable experience working with disadvantaged individuals in the charity and/or volunteering sector.

What attributes are needed?

Physical and emotional strength. Patience (bags of it!) The ability to prioritise as you could get several students making demands on your time at the same moment. Empathy. A love of helping those less fortunate than yourself. An easy ability to laugh. A good listener. A great motivator and a superb creative flair. Superb communication skills.

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