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SEMH Teacher - Waltham Forest

  • Location

    Waltham Forest, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education

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  • Salary:

    £150 - £200 per day

  • Contact:

    Tilly Wise

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  • Job ref:

    SEMH Teacher_1621356657

  • Published:

    29 days ago

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SEMH Teacher - Waltham Forest - Start ASAP

Are you passionate about teaching students with social emotional and mental health difficulties?

Are you a primary trained teacher or a secondary teacher with a nurturing teaching style?

SEMH specialist school

We are looking for a SEMH Teacher for a specialist SEMH school based in Essex. The school caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education. The school caters for students who have very complex SEMH and sometimes a dual diagnosis of autism. This specialist teaching role to start after Easter is teaching a small group of KS3 students who are of KS2-3 academic level.

We support Education providers that educate children and young people who for many reasons cannot access any other formal educational settings - these are the most vulnerable, at risk and hard to reach in our community. Understanding their SEMH needs must be met before any academic development can happen. Understanding their SEMH needs is essential in these roles and we are seeking individuals who can make a positive impact.

What We Are looking for - SEMH Teacher

Therapeutic teaching approach

Able to deliver core subjects at KS3 level

Ability to teach core subjects ideally with a Maths/Science specialism

Experience of teaching with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies

Positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach

Experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication teaching background

Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with vulnerable students

Experience of working with disengaged teenagers is essential.

What you can expect from this SEMH Teacher

To teach in a setting with a likeminded team who are equally as dedicated to the learning and personal development of young people

Excellent facilities in a brand new fir for purpose school building

Experience working in specialist therapeutic settings.

Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams

Extensive specialist training from SEMH Specialists

SEMH Teacher Requirements

The passion to teach and inspire young people during a crucial stage of their personal and academic development.

A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach

Although experience teaching in SEMH specialist settings is beneficial I would also love to hear from individuals who are interested in taking their first steps into SEND settings.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert!

If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this.

If this role is for you, please apply to this role by sending your CV