Location: Berkeley, South Gloucestershire

Salary: £25, – £38, (M1 – UPS1)

Hours: 40 hours per week

We are supporting a bespoke school for 11-16 year olds with SEMH needs, having taken the best elements of a mainstream school and the best elements of a special school to create an environment where young people can achieve their own goals and thrive in a future of their own choosing. They aim to prepare students for life beyond school, so further education and employability is truly at the heart of our culture and ethos.

The main purpose of the role:

As a SEN Teacher, you will deliver high quality teaching and learning to children and young people with SEMH and other complex or anxiety related needs who may present with challenging behaviours associated with their diagnosis. Some pupils may have multiple learning difficulties.

For this role, we are keen to hear from candidates with any of the following subjects – Science, English, Art, Sport, D&T and Music. You’ll need to be able to teach your subject across KS 3 and 4, and up to GCSE level.

Experience in working with SEMH or ASD is essential

Key duties:

  • Contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical and social needs of the students within a learning environment.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Maintain and use short, medium and long term plans in delivering the curriculum.
  • Set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for each individual.
  • Monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.
  • Maintain knowledge through training and research where appropriate and take responsibility for own professional development.
  • Develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes.
  • Contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.
  • Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.



  • PGCE, Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training
  • To be able to teach up to and including GCSE
  • Experience of working in a special school environment and in particular with pupils with SEMH.
  • Desirable:

  • Postgraduate diploma in SEN
  • Experience of successfully delivering a differentiated curriculum to pupils with a wide range of needs
  • Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Teachers’ Pension
  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.
  • For more information on this position please contact or call 01293-527416

    Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Randstad Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

    The Randstad Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

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