SEND teacher

Cambridgeshire, CB1 2 Alexandra Ciornei
Permanent/Full Time £ - £

Posted 10 days ago

Job Title: Secondary Special Needs School Teacher

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Contract Type: Ongoing supply, with potential of becoming permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of students with special needs? Are you an experienced and dedicated English Teacher looking for a rewarding opportunity? Look no further! We are currently seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a SEND Teacher at a reputable special needs school in Cambridge. This can turn into a permanent position as soon as possible for the right candidate, offering a wonderful chance to contribute to the academic and personal development of our students.

Our Cambridge site is at in exciting stage, we currently provide bespoke education for students ages 16-25 with Education, Health Care Plans and we are looking to add to our team as we prepare to extend our current offer to Pre-16 students, taking our age range from 11-25.

We teach in small groups with a leading dedicated and experienced teaching team, with the aim that each student is given individual attention and care. We create individual learning packages to ensure that our students’ needs are supported.

We are looking for someone who has:

- A passion for supporting and empowering children and young people

- Ability to form positive working relationships with others.

- A calm and rational manner when dealing with challenging situations.

- Experience working with children and young people who have additional needs

including behaviour that is a barrier to their education

- Patience and understanding for students with challenging behaviour

- Confident to deliver small group and 1-to-1 activities.

- A team player who engages well with others

- A strong communicator

- A genuine interest in supporting children and young people to reach their full potential

- Energetic and hard-working.

- Flexible and adaptable to change

- A glass-half-full person, with a sense of humour and a positive outlook


- Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.

- Proven experience in teaching within special needs education.

- Sound knowledge of the UK national curriculum and relevant teaching methodologies for students with SEN.

- Ability to differentiate instruction and adapt teaching strategies to meet individual needs.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.

- Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with special needs.

- Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage time and resources.

- Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check or willingness to obtain one.

We can offer:

- A supportive team who work closely together

- Continual development through training

- Access to Health Assured support for all staff

- The opportunity to be part of true bespoke provisions

- Engaging and creative learners

- The chance to join our school at an exciting time of growth

- Future opportunities for career development

- A creative provision that encourages new ideas to engage our learn

- Casual dress

- Company pension

- Cycle to work scheme

- Flexitime

- Free parking

- On-site parking

- Referral program

Application Process:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click 'Apply Now' to submit your comprehensive CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in this role. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Don't miss out on this chance to make a significant impact on the lives of students with special needs. Join our team and help shape a brighter future for our students!


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