English Teacher

Dorset, BH21 Leigham Stone
Permanent/Full Time £30,000.00 - £44,870.00

Posted 22 days ago

English Teacher - SEN School based in Dorset

Location: Cranborne, Dorset

Salary: £30,000 - £44,870 per annum (M1-UPS2)

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Start date: September 2024

About the school:

A leading specialist school located in Dorset, committed to providing high-quality education and support for students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. They are passionate about empowering our students to achieve their full potential and thrive academically, socially, and emotionally in a nurturing and inclusive learning environment.

Position: English Teacher

This brilliant SEN School are seeking a passionate and dedicated English Teacher to join our supportive team and teach students aged 11-16 with social and emotional needs starting in September. This is a rewarding opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable young people and inspire a love of English literature and language.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan, deliver, and assess high-quality English lessons that engage and inspire students with SEMH needs

Differentiate instruction to meet the diverse learning needs of students and promote progress and attainment

Create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where students feel valued, respected, and motivated to learn

Use a variety of teaching strategies and resources to make learning accessible and enjoyable for all students

Foster positive relationships with students, parents, carers, and external agencies to support the holistic development of each student

Contribute to the wider life of the school, including extracurricular activities, events, and initiatives


Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with experience teaching English at Key Stages 3 and 4

Understanding of the social and emotional needs of students and experience working in an SEN setting (desirable but not essential)

Strong subject knowledge and a passion for English literature and language

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students and colleagues

Ability to adapt teaching strategies to meet the individual needs of students and promote inclusive practice

A commitment to continuous professional development and reflective practice


Competitive salary (£30,000 - £44,870 per annum) commensurate with experience

Full-time permanent contract with opportunities for career progression

Supportive and collaborative school community

Opportunities for professional development and training

Beautiful Dorset location with access to scenic countryside and coastal amenities

Life assurance

Ride a bike to woirk scheme 

Excellent pension package 

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated and passionate English Teacher with a desire to make a difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV to this advert asap.

This SEN school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references will be required for the successful candidate.


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