Job description

Job Title: SEN – Primary Teacher (KS1/KS2)
Location: Newcastle
Daily Rate: £100 - £150
Start Date: Immediate/April 2021
Contract: Long Term/Contractual

GSL Education is looking for a dynamic and motivated SEN Class teacher with experience in Sensory ASD, SEMH & PMLD and Primary Teachers, who would like to work within a SEND Academy, for a lovely school in Newcastle.

The role will be requiring teachers specialising in SEN roles within the Primary provision, who will be expected to plan, deliver as well as mark work up from KS-1 to KS-2 levels. We would love to hear from experienced candidates underpinned by a substantial Primary track record, and in particular those who have a background working with pupils identified as having Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) to lead and manage a resourced provision and the staff teams.

As a SEN teacher, you'll need to:
  • Teach either individuals or small groups of pupils within, or outside the class
  • Prepare lessons and resources
  • Mark and assess work
  • Develop and adapt conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils
  • Use special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning
  • Liaise with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists
  • Work closely with parents and guardians
  • Organise learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, school outings or sporting events


Essential Requirements:-
  • Teaching Qualification. (ideally PGCE, GTP, B'ed, Cert Ed, BA with QTS)
  • 6 months minimum ASD/SEMH experience.
  • The ability to build rapport quickly and effectively.
  • A flair for planning creative and effective lessons.
  • The ability to direct a team of Support Assistants and work as part of a wider team across school if needed.
  • An enhanced DBS on the updated service – or be willing to have it renewed through us.
  • Willingness to attend twilight CPD and parent’s evenings when required.
  • Managing and implementing appropriate structures for SEN children.
  • De-escalating heightened and volatile situations.


GSL Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures. Our advertised teaching roles relate to real vacancies that exist at our client schools.

For further information on this role or to apply, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah at GSL Education.