sen teacher in stockport

10 September 2018
sophie froggatt, randstad education
job type
£ 120 - £ 160 per day
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stockport, north west
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 120 - £ 160 per day
reference number
sophie froggatt, randstad education
0161 200 1904
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job description

Do you have experience working as a teacher and want to expand your career into the Special Educational Needs (SEN) sector?

Have you got a passion for helping pupils to achieve their best and want to give them an exceptional learning experience?

We are looking for an experienced teacher to work with some amazing pupils in a non-maintained special school in Stockport that provides education to young people between the ages of 2 to 19 years old. The school delivers programmes of care that are individually tailored, promote independence and help build confidence and self-esteem in the pupils they work with.

The school has skills and expertise in meeting the needs of young people with one or more of the following conditions:

* Autism spectrum conditions
* Deafblindness/multi-sensory impairment
* Hearing impairment with additional needs
* Profound and multiple learning disabilities
* Auditory processing disorder
* Visual impairment including cortical visual impairment with additional needs
* Additional medical needs including progressive and degenerative conditions

They have many facilities to aid the learning of their pupils, including:

* A fitness suite
* A medical centre
* An audiology clinic
* Sensory rooms
* A sports hall
* A hydrotherapy pool
* A swimming pool

The schools vision is for the children and young people in our care to be safe, happy and to achieve the best possible outcomes so that they are valued and valuable members of their communities.

The school has many values:


* Through words and actions
* Being honest and communicating openly
* Do what you say you'll do, say if you can't do it and say if plans change and why


* Respect underpins every interaction they have
* Working for each other
* Greet people appropriately
* Engage with others


* Do the best in everything they do
* Ask themselves if there is a better way
* Do more than what people expect
* Have high standards


* Tell others when they have done well
* Tell each other when they have made a mistake
* Help put mistakes right


* Involve people
* Invite others to share ideas
* Welcome contribution and feedback
* Everyone's voice is heard

There are many benefits of this role, including:

* Working in a school rated outstanding by Ofsted
* Working in a school with some of the best facilities and equipment in the country
* The opportunity to work alongside a skilled staff team who will develop your teaching expertise with SEN pupils
* Supporting pupils who are eager to learn

The responsibilities of this role are:

* Creating interesting and educational lesson plans and being able to differentiate these based on pupils needs
* Delivering enthusiastic lessons to pupils
* Tracking pupil progress and devising plans to improve progress based on successes and weaknesses
* Develop and maintain pupils self-esteem and success

The requirements for this role are:

* A DBS on the update service
* A teaching qualification (NQTs are welcome to apply)
* Experience in working as a teacher
* Being a resilient and hard-working individual with a passion for creating a positive learning environment

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach some amazing pupils many different school subjects. You will work in a warm and caring environment with a supportive staff network who will guide you through your journey to becoming a skilled SEN teacher. If you are interested in this role, please call Sophie on 0161 200 1904 or email at


ability to track progression in attainment,background in youth work,behaviour management,building relationships,classroom management,communication,de-escalation techniques,empathy,inclusiveness,marking,planning,resilience