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Want to work in SEND?

We’re recruiting enthusiastic and committed individuals to work in SEND, in both SEND and Mainstream Schools. We offer a variety of different roles and understand the complexities that SEND schools face. You may face unique challenges when working with students who have special needs and disabilities however, it can be greatly rewarding. When working in SEND, you’ll spend more one-on-one time with the students and have an impact on their lives during and outside of school.

The Four Areas Of SEND you can work in

Physical & Sensory Needs

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Cognition & Learning

Communication & Interaction

SEN Teacher requirements

  • Ensure that your teaching is personalised to the individual needs of each student
  • Have high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour, be committed to raising standards
  • Build strong lasting relationships with students based on nurture and trust
  • Create a stimulating, vibrant and safe learning space
  • Have a passion for and experience in teaching learners with complex learning needs

SEn Support Requirements

  • Collaborate with the class teacher to complement their lesson delivery, providing positive, caring support for pupils who may have severe learning difficulties
  • Have an engaging and nurturing approach to the student’s in your care
  • The ability to manage behaviour through a variety of strategies
  • Promote good progress and outcomes for pupils, investing in their self-esteem and encouraging them to take responsibility for their learning

SEND Training

Our qualified Team Teach trainers are available to train you on de-escalation strategies and physical intervention, so you feel confident in any setting or scenario.

We run regular Team Teach events as part of our commitment to training and development.

Engage Benefits

Working in SEND with Engage means you qualify for all of our exclusive benefits, including:

Tailored CPD courses covering various SEN topics and helpful skills

24/7 mental health & wellbeing support to help with the specific challenges of SEN teaching

One-to-one professional support from former SLT teachers

Our SEND team

Our specialist SEND consultants are based in our offices all across England and will help find you your dream role in one of our partner schools across the country. We cover locations including London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Brighton and Hove, Leeds, Berkshire, Kent and Surrey.

Register Today

Discover exciting career opportunities, challenges and rewards when you work with us. Connect with our SEND team by registering today: