Teacher of Special Needs

Barking and Dagenham, London
IPLS3004201_1588245547
Date Posted:30 Apr 2020
  1. SEN Teacher
£140 - £200 per day + negotiable
  1. Long-term

Teacher of Special Needs

Barking and Dagenham, London
This vacancy has now expired


Receive jobs like this via email


Tradewind are currently working with a Primary School with a provision for Autism in Barking and Dagenham, East London, who are now looking for a Special Needs Teacher to start with them in September. The school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and young people.

The provision is very successful and meets the needs of pupils aged 4 to 11 years of age on the autistic spectrum. The school have an approximate of 100-115 students enrolled. The primary schools provision is in a brand new, refurbished provision which has been specifically designed around the pupils and offers specialist facilities to support the curriculum. The school want to appoint a Teacher for September, who has a good to outstanding track record, is ambitious and ready for an exciting change. This is a very rare opportunity to be involved in the journey of a great school. If you relish in being able to make your mark with innovative and creative practice and you are excited to make a real difference then this role will provide you with the scope to achieve this.

The successful candidate will be required to:

· Have previous experience of working within a team;

· Have had either primary school training or be able to teach a primary style curriculum as adopted within special schools;

· Have previous experience of teaching in an Autism-specific environment;

· Work closely within the school team;

· Have a passion for Autism Education and the Inclusion Agenda;

· Have experience of completing SEN assessments and differentiated plans;

· Be able to undertake specialist teaching on a 1:1, small group and whole-class basis;

· Be a motivational teacher for all abilities ensuring learning is engaging and inclusive;

· Work within and contribute to the school community;

· Have a commitment to an integrated, therapeutic approach and ethos;

· Be very flexible and adapt quickly to change



Key Responsibilities

To carry out duties of a school teacher
To teach engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve pupil attainment across the provision in all areas of learning
To support inclusion opportunities throughout the school
To effectively line manage a class team ensuring a nurturing, calm and purposeful classroom environment
To effectively assess individual needs, develop and maintain educational and pastoral support plans for students with complex needs
To build strong links with students and their families
To contribute to the effective working of the provision
To effectively support students in developing independence in all areas of their learning and development, including off site activities.
To undertake other tasks or responsibilities as directed by the head teacher.


The school is in Barking and Dagenham, East London and has excellent transport links with the District line, Hammersmith and City lines, Overground trains as well as the C2C. The school also has a car park for those teachers that prefer to drive.



The benefits of working with Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
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
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants


Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.



Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an Special Needs Teacher in Barking & Dagenham. Or for more information about the role, contact Ilkan Pasa on [02078455450.option3] or [ilkan.pasa@twrecruitment.com].

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

We're proud to be a small part in the biggest challenge, educating the next generation.