10 miles

Teacher of SEND

Durham, County Durham

£100 - £140 per day


CER is the first choice for schools in Durham and surrounding areas. We are currently seeking SEN trained Teachers to work in a variety of settings across the region.

As special educational needs (SEN) teacher you will be specifically employed to work with children who need extra support, or require an advanced programme of education, in order to complete their learning successfully. You could be working with a variety of special needs including; ASD, MLD, SLD and/or PMLD. However, a teacher of SEN may also work with gifted and talented individuals. A key aspect of working in this field is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.

Typical work activities

The work of an SEN teacher is often challenging and varied and may involve:

teaching either individuals or small groups of pupils within or outside the class; preparing lessons and resources; marking and assessing work; developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils; using special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning; using specialist skills, such as teaching Braille to pupils with visual impairments or sign language and lip reading to students who have hearing impairments; collaborating with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum; assessing children who have long or shortterm learning difficulties and working with colleagues to identify individual pupils special needs; liaising with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists; liaising closely with parents and guardians; organising learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, school outings or sporting events; assisting in severely disabled pupils personal care/medical needs; administration, including updating and maintaining records on pupils progress; attending statutory annual reviews or other related meetings such as Looked After Child (LAC) reviews, regarding students with an SEN, which may involve reviewing statements of special educational needs; receiving inservice training; * behaviour management.

We would like to hear from you if:

You are passionate about your subject You are flexible, adaptable and have what it takes to succeed in a UK school You are considering day to day or long term work * You are looking for a position in a school that is best suited to your needs

We offer:

Great daily rates of pay A tax efficient payment solution Regular teaching hours as well as supply work * CPD Online training courses

You must have SEN Teaching experience and QTS, have full teaching references and a valid DBS.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate who must be flexible, willing to travel, and be a confident practitioner.

Apply today or for more information on this and other SEN opportunities across CER Education contact Aiden Shepherd, SEN Education Recruitment Consultant on 0191 244 2600

Posted 129 days ago

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