SEMH Teacher

Northamptonshire, NN14 Jessica Besnard
All/Full Time £28,000.00 - £40,000.00

Posted 1 month ago

SEMH Teacher Needed at Special Education School

We are looking for a SEMH teacher for a SEND school! Our supportive and close-knit special education school serving students with social, emotional, and mental health challenges is seeking a dedicated SEMH Teacher to join our team. You will be a class teacher to a class size of 6 to 14 students all with EHCP plans, along side you will be a team of dedicated support staff to work with the students.

As an SEMH Teacher you will be expected to teach the class, create appropriate resources, Complete planning and ensure it is differentiated for all children in your class. You will be creating engaging lessons, planning trips when available and ensuring the students can access the environment and curriculum!

The responsibilities include:

Teaching classes across a range of subjects catered to students' individual learning needs

Developing engaging lesson plans that incorporate emotional regulation, relationship-building, and self-management skills

Employing specialized instruction techniques such as visual schedules, movement breaks, sensory tools, and positive behavior supports

Collaborating with other teachers, counselors, and parents to implement customized behavior plans

Encouraging students to express themselves in healthy ways and providing emotional support

Collecting data on behavior and academic progress to adjust teaching strategies

Maintaining an structured, compassionate classroom environment

The ideal candidate will have:

Special education degree and certification in SEMH

Experience teaching students with learning disabilities, ADHD, mood disorders, trauma, etc.

Knowledge of de-escalation techniques and conflict resolution strategies

Strong classroom management abilities

Empathy, patience, and passion for working with special needs children

The benefits of working with Simply Education:

- 24 hour access to Jess the SEN consultant with 6 years experience in the education

- No or minimal timesheets

- A range of specialist provisions in Northamptonshire and Warwickshire

- FREE CPD Training including (SEND specific)

The successful candidate will be required to:

- Subject to two years of satisfactory references

- An Enhanced DBS check

Don't miss out on joining one of Northamptonshire's outstanding SEN team! Get in touch with Simply Education today to explore current vacancies in more details and take the next step. I look forward to helping you progress in your SEN career!

If you are interested in the role please contact Jess our experienced SEND consultant who can help you with more details on 01604 372 495 or email your CV to

Together we can make a difference!


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