semh maths teacher in wakefield

04 February 2019
amanda hargreaves, randstad education
job type
£ 100 - £ 160 per day
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wakefield, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 100 - £ 160 per day
reference number
amanda hargreaves, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you a qualified teacher motivated to make a difference in children's lives? Does working with at-risk youth sound like the career for you? Can you find different and engaging ways to teach children who are not accessing mainstream education? Yes? Then read on, as this may be the career for you!

Our client is a special school in Wakefield for boys and girls aged 9-16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. They provide a highly effective combination of education, care and pastoral support to young people who may have had negative experiences of school in the past.

This is a long term contract for a Maths Teacher starting as soon as possible until Easter and possibly July.

The school offer:
A safe, caring environment supported by high levels of staffing to ensure each pupil has the opportunity to achieve their full potential
A supportive staff team
Regular CPD training (to all long term staff)
On-site parking

Benefits of working with Randstad:
Competitive rates of pay
Refer-a-friend scheme
Exclusive roles
App-based booking system
Access to a wide range of benefits including discount vouchers with retailers
A dedicated consultant focused on finding you the right roles

Your role will include:
Establishing constructive relationships with students
Following positive behaviour plans for each individual child
Maintaining a positive working environment and liaising with the support staff and teaching assistants
Developing a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil within the class
Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating negative situations to the best of your ability
Assisting the school in communicating with parents and carers via the necessary channels
Supporting and engaging the children in their curriculum studies, as well as in extracurricular activities

Key skills and experience needed:
Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent is essential
Commitment to and passion for working with vulnerable children
Experience teaching KS3 and KS4
Experience working with vulnerable/at-risk children or young adults
The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
The ability to work with pupils demonstrating various learning difficulties
Flexibility in your approach to educating and supporting children
Team teach training (desired but not essential)

What Next?

All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks, including enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and full referencing process. If you are suitable, an interview would be offered immediately and you could start working in the school soon after.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Karen Cooke, via email or telephone 0113 2462500 at the Leeds branch of Randstad Education.


experience with social emotional mental health



educational requirements

high school