English Teacher

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary £200 - £220 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Job Type: English Teacher, Full-time

Location: Greenwich, South East London

Duration: September 2024

Salary: £200 - £220 per day

We are seeking an experienced English Teacher to work full-time with small groups of secondary pupils covering a range of subjects in a Pupil Referral Unit. This is a temporary placement is starting September 2024 until July 2025 with the possibility of starting earlier. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in managing challenging behaviour and teaching across the curriculum, with a focus on SEN/ALN.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Deliver engaging and differentiated lessons to small groups of secondary pupils within a Pupil Referral Unit setting.
  • Manage classroom behaviour effectively, using strategies that foster a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Adapt teaching methods to meet the diverse needs of pupils, particularly those with SEN/ALN.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to plan and coordinate lessons across the curriculum.
  • Monitor and assess pupils' progress, providing feedback and support to encourage academic and personal development.
  • Maintain accurate records of pupils' attendance, behaviour, and academic progress

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Proven experience working in a Pupil Referral Unit or specialist school.
  • Strong ability to manage difficult behaviour and create a positive learning environment.
  • Experience teaching across the curriculum with a focus on English.
  • Knowledge and experience working with SEN/ALN pupils.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent teaching qualification.
  • Enhanced DBS check.


  • Competitive salary reflecting the importance of the role.
  • Opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of pupils.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter detailing your experience working in a Pupil Referral Unit or specialist school, your approach to managing difficult behaviour, and your experience teaching across the curriculum with a focus on SEN/ALN. We will arrange a meeting to discuss the opportunity with the client further before confirming employment.