SEND Teacher

Posted 12 June 2024
Salary £160 - £220 per day
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Long Term Temporary
Discipline S.E.N.D
Contact NameLuke Bailie

Job description

Job Title: SEND Teacher

Location: Kirklees

Contract Type: Day-to-day, Short-time, Long Term, Permanent

Day Rate: £160 - £220 Dependent on experience

Leader Education are recruiting Teachers to work at specialist schools based in the Kirklees area. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children/adults with SEND or SEMH needs. The schools cater for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties and complex Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) aged between 4-18.

The normal working pattern is Monday-Friday 8:30am until 4pm

Leader Education are dedicated to ensuring that we find adaptable roles and schedules that work effectively for you.


  • Ability to effectively deliver the curriculum, offering support, advice, and guidance to pupils.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An understanding of SEND and an ability to carry out effective strategies and care in daily practice.
  • PGCE/QTS/QTLS - Minimun QTS/QTLS is essential
  • Adaptability and initiative to accommodate for various
  • learning types and abilities, striving towards social and academic development.
  • High expectations and aspirations for young people and themselves.
  • A current enhanced DBS that is on the update system, or a willingness to obtain one.

Key responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver high quality lessons.
  • Facilitate learning by establishing a relationship with pupils of all different abilities.
  • Communicating with pupils, teachers, and other members of multidisciplinary teams such as Teaching Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists.
  • Building effective relationships with parents/carers, sharing information regarding pupil's progress, behaviour and well-being.
  • Taking responsibility for pupil's educational development, ensuring equal provision for all.

Leader Education can offer:

  • Competitive pay rates.
  • Refer a friend of colleague bonus scheme: £100 per referral (terms apply)
  • Free CPD including Team Teach
  • A dedicated consultant to answer any queries and for ongoing support.
  • Potential permanent contract after a qualifying period.

The ideal Teacher will be passionate and committed to building a brighter future for young people with additional needs. If you share these values, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive CV outlining their teaching experience, qualifications which are relevant to this role. Please email your CV or call us on 0333 577 5034.

Leader Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, all applicants must go through a thorough vetting procedure, including enhanced DBS and reference checks.