SEMH English Teacher

Date Posted: 09 Jul 2024
  1. SEN Teacher
  1. Daily supply (Temporary)

SEMH English Teacher


Join our team at Tradewind!

Tradewind are recruiting for an English Teacher!

We are currently looking for an adaptable English Teacher to start in September 2024 at a secondary Pupil Referral Unit in the Leicester area for children aged 11-16 with Social, Emotional & Mental Health needs (SEMH).

The Role

  • English & PE Teacher for secondary aged pupils with SEMH needs at PRU in Leicester.
  • Monday to Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.
  • Start September 2024, could go perm for the right person.
  • Excellent pay up to £220/day DOE.
  • Paid PAYE via Tradewind. We don't use umbrella companies.
  • Equal pay to what the school would pay you on contract from the 13th week onwards.


  • Previous experience as a Secondary Teacher of English or a Secondary Teacher of PE.
  • You will need positive confident classroom management skills.
  • You must be able to differentiate lessons to the differing needs & levels of students.
  • Students will be of mixed ability, age and backgrounds.
  • You will need to work closely with your TAs to managing challenging behaviour while engaging, motivating & building strong relationships with your pupils.
  • You will also need to collaborate with school management, parents and outside professionals.

The School

  • Secondary PRU in the Leicester area for children aged 11-16.
  • All students have an EHCP for Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs, SEMH.
  • Class sizes of no more than 8 pupils including TA support.
  • Students academic attainment is at lower levels than expected for their age.
  • Experienced & supportive management.
  • Collaborative teamwork atmosphere.
  • Focus on safety, inclusion and holistic outcomes for students that prepare them for the next stage in their life.
  • Easily accessible by car, bus, tram or tram.

To join us and be successful in this Leicester based SEMH English Teacher role, you will need to:

  • Hold QTS Status or QTLS.
  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to pay for a new one).
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Minimum of two professional references checks.
  • Provide a CV with full education & work.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

To apply for this Leicester based SEMH English Teacher role & register with Tradewind please call Dominic in the Leicester office on 0116 2430299, or email

Benefits of working through Tradewind:

  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent.
  • Exclusive partnership with The National College giving you FREE access to over 2,500 online CPD courses.
  • A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward.
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement.
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability.
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants.

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