SEN Primary PPA Teacher

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £180 - £210 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Primary SEN Cover Teacher -PPA

Location: Lewisham

Contract Type: Monday-Friday (Full-Time - 8:30am-3:30pm) - Term Time Only

Reports to: SEN Teacher

Start Date: September 2024

Are you a dedicated and flexible teacher with a passion for supporting children with Special Educational Needs (SEN)? Are you seeking a role where you can make a difference while enjoying variety in your day-to-day work? We have an exciting opportunity for a Primary Teacher join a primary special school in Lewisham.

You will be teaching children in a primary special school. The children have a range of SEN, PMLD, medical needs, physical disabilities, and challenging behaviours. You will be adaptable and will be able to deliver engaging and creative lessons for the children in line with their Educational Health Care Plans.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide cover for primary classes when teachers require Planning, Preparation, and Assessment (PPA) time, ensuring a seamless continuation of learning for students with SEN.
  • Deliver pre-planned lessons across various classes, adapting teaching methods to meet the individual needs of students.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel supported, valued, and encouraged to succeed.
  • Collaborate with class teachers and support staff to maintain continuity in student's learning and development.
  • Effectively manage classroom behaviour and always ensure a safe and respectful learning environment.
  • Provide feedback to class teachers regarding student progress and any additional support required.


  • Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Status is required as a minimum with experience working with primary-aged students with SEN.
  • Proven ability to deliver and plan high-quality teaching and learning experiences in a primary setting.
  • Understanding of different special educational needs and the ability to adapt teaching approaches accordingly.
  • Strong understanding of Education Health Care Plans.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and support staff.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work across various classes and year groups as needed.
  • Safeguarding training is essential, although this can be offered by Remedy.
  • Level 2 Team Teach training is essential, although this can be offered by Remedy.
  • Candidates must hold or be willing to apply for an enhanced DBS upon registration.
  • Have proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

What can Remedy Education offer you?

  • A simple, hassle free and fast registration process.
  • Experienced compliance/vetting team supporting every step of the way from the initial registration through to your first booking.
  • Rewarding Work to make a tangible impact on the lives of young people with special needs.
  • Supportive working environment - you will work within a team that values collaboration, professional development, and mutual support.
  • Flexible Hours -Opportunities for both part-time and full-time roles to suit your availability.
  • Term-time Schedule- Enjoy a work schedule that aligns with the school year.
  • A specialist trained SEND consultant with professional experience working in special schools and Alternative Provisions.
  • A wide range of schools to gain experience across South East London
  • Temporary to permanent, full time and part time positions are available.

If you are enthusiastic about supporting students with special educational needs and have the experience required, we would love to hear from you!

Apply Now: Please send an up-to-date CV highlighting relevant experience for this position to,


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Remedy Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Remedy Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'