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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    2 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,514.00 Annually (Actual) Mainscale Outer London

SEN Teacher job summary

We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to teach children with learning difficulties in our growing SEND Faculty. This will be a brand new post suitable for an experienced practitioner. There will also be the opportunity for the position of 2i/c SENDCo for the right candidate. They will need to take the lead in developing a specialist provision for students with significant cognition and learning needs within the school. This group will be working at a lower primary level. This post would be suitable for a primary teacher who is looking to work in a secondary school or an experienced teacher of SEND. There would be a dedicated area for the Nurture Group within the school.

The SEND team is enthusiastic, energetic and expert in supporting our students to reach their full potential. We are looking for an equally energetic, well-organised and flexible Teacher of SEND who:

  • Has experience of teaching students with a range of SEND, especially significant cognition and learning and communication and interaction needs

  • Takes pride in delivering high quality teaching

  • Is ready to make a significant positive impact on our students and our whole school community

  • Is proactive and solution focussed.

  • Has the potential to help lead the SEND faculty

The successful candidate will be committed to our vision, our values and ethos, and have the interpersonal skills and ability to work with staff and students to achieve all they can.

Main Purpose

  • To develop and deliver a bespoke programme for a small SEND Nurture Group.

  • To support the SENDCo and SEND with aspects of the management of the SEND Faculty and the delivery of its provision

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching and Learning

  • To be responsible for the development of the curriculum for the Nurture Group students

  • To deliver outstanding lessons

  • To monitor and track progress

  • To organise effective interventions


  • To deploy and timetable Learning Support Assistants for the Nurture Group

  • To complete appraisal meetings and paperwork for Learning Support Assistants attached to the Nurture Group


  • To complete annual reviews and termly reviews for the students in the Nurture Group

  • To liaise with outside agencies concerned with students who are in the Nurture Group

  • To communicate effectively with the parents of the Nurture Group students, reporting on progress (academic and SEND)

    The Royal Liberty School is a small comprehensive, 11-16 boys school, located close to Gidea Park Station. We are part of the Success for All Educational Trust with Redden Court School and Sanders School. As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS). As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS).

    This includes;

    • Access 24 hours a day to a GP helpline where you can have a telephone conversation for you and close relatives.

    • Access to Physiotherapy

    • Access to a counselling service

    • Free 12 week Weight Management Programme

    • Support for stress management

    • Lifestyle Screening

    • Relationship Counselling

    • Long-term condition support - support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long-term condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones disease. This list is not exhaustive.

    • Private Medical Service

    • Stress Counselling

      If you are looking to advance your career in a small, friendly supportive school and are committed to providing the very best experience for our students we would love to meet you. If you would like a tour of the school or speak to the SENDCO Ms Larner, please contact Ms Jones (Headteacher’s PA) on We welcome visitors to the school from potential applicants.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

    Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

    Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
    childcare disqualification
    Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
    online and social media
    prohibition from teaching
    right to work
    satisfactory references
    suitability to work with children

    You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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    About The Royal Liberty School

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 16
    Education phase
    View all Secondaryjobs
    School size
    736 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 16

    Secondary School for boys.

    Ofsted rating: Good.

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