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SEND Teacher – Harrogate

Posted 02/05/23
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Beginning 09/23

SEN Teacher – Harrogate

Engage Education are currently working with a specialist school in Harrogate looking for an experienced and dedicated SEND Teacher.

This school caters for pupils aged 5 to 16 years old who have complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) concerns. The school offers a variety of enriching educational opportunities for pupils including academic, functional and vocational skills.

As an SEMH teacher you will connect directly with young people, guiding them to get the very best from their education.The role requires a holistic approach, as academic development is only possible when you address the primary social and emotional needs first.

This opportunity will suit teachers who have a passion and natural ability to engage hard to reach pupils and those with strong classroom presence. You will engage the children and young people within the school in innovative, therapeutic, and meaningful activities, supporting them in learning to help them reach their full potential.

This role is a full-time position (Monday to Friday) to start w/c 4th September 2023. Whilst it is initially a temporary role, there is potential for the role to become permanent in due course.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Manage challenging behaviour positively and in line with the schools' ethos and procedures.
  • Ensure learning and lessons are well sequenced and meet the needs of children.
  • Provide a positive and nurturing environment for children with a range of needs.
  • Motivate, engage and inspire children
  • A dedication to the safeguarding of young people.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS)
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a specialist setting.
  • Specific experience working with children with SEMH needs desirable.
  • A resilient attitude and range of behaviour management techniques.
  • A dedication to enhancing young people's learning, regardless of disadvantage.
  • A commitment to working at the school for a consistent period of time.

About us:

We are Engage Education, a trusted education recruitment agency, with professional development and support at our core.

  • Get paid in line with national scales (AWR compliant)
  • Free CPD sessions
  • Your own dedicated consultant
  • £150 ‘Refer a Friend’ bonus
  • Wellbeing support, travel discounts, and retail offers from our partners

How to apply:

You can apply for this role below or get in touch with us directly. All applicants require the appropriate qualifications, and all teachers require a formally-recognised teaching qualification.

If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role.

All candidates must have a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting work. Full assistance provided.

By applying for this role, you are consenting to Engage Education Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the GDPR requirements.

Posted by Lucas Blackwell
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