At Tradewind Recruitment, we offer a range of SEN teaching jobs throughout the whole of Sheffield. We provide SEN Teacher roles across Sheffield for those just starting their career, and we also offer more senior positions. We understand the stresses involved in finding a new job, so let our specialist team at Tradewind Recruitment help you find your dream job today!

SEN Teachers have a wide range of responsibilities; they help students from as young as five with their reading, writing, and numeracy as well as more creative developmental activities. Becoming an SEN Teacher is one of the most rewarding jobs you could take on; you will be helping children develop to their full potential, as well as allowing your own knowledge and confidence to grow.

SEN Teaching jobs across Sheffield

Being an SEN Teacher is often hard work, but the rewards are absolutely endless. You will develop your own skills whilst helping students who struggle to process information or complete basic tasks, and will bear witness to their growth as you play a key part in their education. You could be working with a variety of children with different disabilities. These could be physical, sensory, emotional, behavioural, or to do with learning. As an SEN Teacher, you won’t just be helping children with classwork but you will also become someone they can turn to if they need someone to talk to; to this end, you should be compassionate and empathetic. If you believe you would be suited to a role such as this, then get in touch!

Job responsibilities include:

  • Create lesson plans on a daily basis.
  • Keep up to date with each pupil’s development and progress.
  • Be able to use specialist learning equipment when needed.
  • Use Braille and sign language when needed.
  • Give help towards pupil’s personal and medical care needs.
  • Attend meetings and training days.
  • Liaise and work well with other staff members, social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists.


To become an SEN Teacher you must possess the proper qualifications. You should undertake a PGCE or a Bachelor of Education Degree. There are also on-the-job courses such as the School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT), the Teach First Leadership Development Programme, the Graduate Teacher Programme or the Registered Teacher Programme.


  • Have a sense of humour
  • Possess a great deal of patience
  • Give empathy when needed
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Be able to handle challenging behaviour

What can I do to improve my prospects?

Tradewind Recruitment also offers regular teaching courses to help you gain more insight and skills relating to your chosen profession. If you are keen to develop your skills, get in touch with our Sheffield team today. To get an SEN Teacher Job you must have the correct qualifications, pass a Disclosure and Barring Service check (you will need this to be able to work with children) and obtain references from suitable previous employment.

To get an SEN Teacher Job or Assistant Job you must have the correct qualifications, pass a Disclosure and Barring Service check (you will need this to be able to work with children) and obtain references from suitable previous employment. We have our friendly team members in our local offices in SheffieldPrestonNottinghamManchester

LondonHullBristolBirmingham and more, who are here to help your career progress.

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