semh english teacher in wakefield

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£ 100 per day
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job details

wakefield, yorkshire and the humber
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job type
working hours
£ 100 per day
reference number
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you a qualified teacher motivated to make a difference in children's lives? Does working with at-risk youth sound like the career for you? Can you find different and engaging ways to teach children who are not accessing mainstream education? Yes? Then read on, as this may be the career for you!

An English Teacher is needed to work in a SEMH special school with KS3 and KS4 pupils who are identified as having behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. This is a fixed term contract to start immediately until the end of the academic year.

* Establishing constructive relationships with students
* Maintaining a positive working environment and liaising with support staff and teaching assistants
* Developing a clear understanding of the specific needs of each pupil within the class
* Recognising signs of distress in children, offering reassurance and de-escalating negative situations to best of your ability
* Assisting the school in communicating with parent and carers via appropriate channels
* Supporting and engaging the children in their curriculum studies

You must have:
A passion for re-engaging pupils in learning and providing a quality education for even the most challenging children
Experience working with vulnerable/ at-risk children or young adults
The ability to manage confrontation and challenging behaviour
Flexibility in your approach to educating and supporting children
Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent (essential)
Team teach training (desired but not essential)

Benefits of working with Randstad:
* Competitive rates of pay
* Refer-a-friend scheme
* Exclusive roles
* App-based booking system
* Access to a wide range of benefits including discount vouchers with retailers
* A dedicated consultant focused on finding you the right roles

What next?

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Karen Cooke, via email or telephone 0113 2462500 at the Leeds branch of Randstad Education. If you are interested in the role then we will arrange an interview with a view to starting work asap.


experience in managing challenging behaviour



educational requirements

high school