Secondary Maths Teacher - SEMH School

Lincolnshire, DN17 Ruth Jarman
Temporary/Full Time £30,000.00 - £46,000.00

Posted 1 day ago

Position: Maths Teacher (SEMH)

Location: Scunthorpe

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 3:30pm

Contract: Initially temporary with potential for permanent placement

Salary: Starting from £30,000 per annum

Are you a dedicated Maths teacher with a heart for supporting students facing social, emotional, and mental health challenges? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference in the lives of KS3 students in Scunthorpe!

At Simply Education, we're seeking a dynamic and compassionate Maths teacher to join our team and work within an SEMH environment. Your role will involve providing invaluable support to students who present challenging behavior, requiring strong behavior management skills and a nurturing approach.

Simply Education is seeking a dynamic and resilient KS3 Maths Teacher to join and work collaboratively in alternative provisions. The successful candidate will support vulnerable students with social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs, fostering a positive learning environment and promoting academic success. This role requires adaptability, empathy, and a strong understanding of behaviour management strategies. Some of our students have additional attachment and trauma response so the successful teaching assistant must be prepared to invest the time and patience in our students to promote the best outcomes.

Key responsibilities.

Building Positive Relationships: Establishing trusting and positive relationships with students is essential. Teachers should create a supportive and nurturing environment where students feel safe to express themselves and seek help when needed.

Implementing Behaviour Management Strategies: This may involve using techniques such as positive reinforcement, de-escalation strategies, and conflict resolution skills.

Providing Emotional Support: Students with SEMH needs may require additional emotional support. Teachers should be empathetic listeners and provide encouragement and reassurance to help students cope with challenges and build resilience.

Assessment and Feedback: Develop and administer formative and summative assessments to evaluate students' understanding of scientific concepts. Provide constructive feedback to students to help them improve their knowledge and skills.

Curriculum Delivery: Design and deliver engaging and interactive lessons that align with the KS3 Maths curriculum. This involves creating lesson plans, selecting appropriate teaching materials, and integrating hands-on activities and experiments to facilitate learning.


The ideal candidate will hold QTS or a relevant teaching qualification.

A BA in Mathematics or a relevant topic.

Previous experience teaching.

A driving license would be preferred due to the location of the school.

Advantages of working in an SEMH environment:

Shorter working hours which will help you to establish a better work life balance.

Smaller class sizes where you can really get to know your students.

Satisfaction in supporting and seeing students reach their full potential.

The key benefits of working with Simply Education:

Your own dedicated SEND consultant with around the clock access via phone.

Access to our Educational Development Managers who provide free CPD training.

Email and SMS confirmation of bookings.

£75 refer-a-friend scheme.

If you like the sound of this or would like some more information, then don’t hesitate in contacting us! Please click apply and send us a copy of your CV or if you would like an informal chat about the job role, please contact or alternatively on 01522 370172 at our Lincoln office.

*As part of the recruitment process, all candidates are required to have 2 years referencing, provide a 10-year history of education/work and have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are subject to satisfactory background checks. *


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