SEN Teacher

SEN Teacher Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a SEN Teacher to join our team.


  • Provide a stimulating learning environment;
  • Supporting students to build self-confidence and independence;
  • Deliver engaging lessons to a small group of pupils;
  • Liaising with parents and caregivers including at parents evenings;
  • Adapting lessons to meet the needs of the pupils;
  • Planning and Preparation of resources and lessons;
  • Teaching to GCSE level;
  • Liaising with parents and SLT;
  • Liaise with parents and external agencies;
  • Collating the completed work from the lesson and leaving a handover for the returning teacher;
  • Managing pupil behaviour in the classroom;
  • Leading classroom sessions, often with the support of SEN Teaching Assistant(s);
  • Create lesson plans based around a sensory curriculum adapted to the specific needs of each student;
  • Confidently support learners using different techniques;
  • Undertake assessments.


  • Experience within Special Needs (desirable but not essential);
  • Qualified Teacher (QTS, QTLS, PGCE, CertEd, SCITT);
  • An Enhanced DBS (we can support with this);
  • Experience working with children with SEN needs i.e ASD;
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to use initiative and works well under pressure;
  • Confident in differentiating work in accordance to the students’ needs;
  • Experience of working in a special school environment is desirable;
  • Knowledge and experience of teaching vocational subjects would be advantageous;
  • A relevant teaching qualification: minimum of a B.Ed. or Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Interest in researching new initiatives and implementing them whilst evaluating current processes;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to lead as well as collaborate with leaders;
  • Have previous experience working within a SEN environment or have always wanted to;
  • Level 2 (GCSE) in Maths and English;
  • Successful class room teaching experience;
  • QTS or extensive teaching experience.