SEND Teacher

SEND Teacher Job Description Template

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


  • Differentiating lesson plans to give equal opportunities to all pupils to progress;
  • Supervise students in lessons whilst delivering pre-prepared work left by the teacher;
  • Collating the completed work from the lesson and leaving a handover for the returning teacher;
  • Managing pupil behaviour in the classroom;
  • Tracking the progress of pupils and reviewing lesson plans to accommodate for any successes or weaknesses;
  • Leading classroom sessions, often with the support of SEN Teaching Assistant(s);
  • Delivering enthusiastic lessons to pupils;
  • Creating innovative and informative lesson plans;
  • Be familiar with the school’s policies and procedures and deal with any immediate problems.


  • A passion for working with children with SEMH;
  • You should have lots of energy and enthusiasm with a positive attitude towards working with SEN students;
  • Previous LSA experience is required, ideally within the SEN Sector, although this is not essential providing you have the right attitude and desire;
  • Pro Active in the classroom and a willingness to join in with class activities;
  • Previous experience working with challenging behaviour would be advantageous;
  • Having a DBS on the update service;
  • Being a qualified teacher with teaching experience (NQTs are welcome to apply);
  • Having a dedication to helping pupils to achieve their best;
  • Be available to work 5 days a week. Part-time possibly considered;
  • Have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Or recent experience of teaching in a similar environment unqualified;
  • A calm and nurturing personality;
  • Ideally have an understanding of young people with SEMH and experience of working with them;
  • Knowledge and understanding or the core subjects (English, Maths and Science).