KS3 Therapeutic Nurture Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Croydon, South East London

Ref: 5067Wednesday 8 May 2024

KS3 Therapeutic Nurture Teacher

  • Therapeutic Nurturing School Environment 
  • September 2023 
  • Temp to perm PAYE only M1 to M6
  • South East London
  • September 2024

Are you passionate about teaching students with additional needs? Do you want to teach in a therapeutic setting?

Are you a SEN Teacher with experience in SEMH and Autism settings? or are you currently teaching in mainstream and seeking a transition into SEND?

Our South East London SEN school with a genuine drive towards inclusive education, is seeking to appoint a Therapeutic  Nurture Teacher for their KS3 site. This is a wonderful opportunity for passionate SEN educators who are looking to feel part of a community and a truly inclusive school environment. This is a a role to start in September 2023 and the school is looking for a teacher who could become an embedded member of their team!

With a beautiful, purpose built building and outdoor learning space, there is also plenty of parking for drivers and is also easily accessed via public transport.

SEMH and Autism specialist school

We are looking for a Therapeutic Nurture teacher for a specialist SEMH and Autism school based in South East London. The school caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education and has a therapeutic approach to teaching and learning with an onsite Therapy Team! The class sizes are very small and focus on the individual needs of students who have moderate to severe SEN including Autism and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs.

We support Education providers that educate children and young people who for many reasons cannot thrive in mainstream educational settings. Understanding their additional needs is essential in these roles and we are seeking individuals who can make a positive impact through their passion for inclusive education.

What We Are looking for - Therapeutic Nurture Teacher 

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Experienced SEN teacher with both secondary and primary teaching experience, ideally
  • Experience of teaching SEMH and Autism is a must, even if it is in a mainstream setting with high % SEND
  • Positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experienced and qualified teachers with QTS/QTLS ideally. Those who are experienced unqualified, passionate SEND teachers will also be considered
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with disengaged students
  • Passion for teaching SEN children is essential!


What you can expect from this Therapeutic Nurture Teacher role

  • To teach in a setting with a likeminded team who are equally as dedicated to the learning and personal development of young people with additional needs
  • Excellent facilities in a brand new fit for purpose school building.
  • Experience working in specialist therapeutic setting.
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams.
  • Extensive specialist training from SEN Specialists
  • Most importantly a genuine feeling of community amongst staff!

Therapeutic SEN Teacher Requirements

  • Although this particular role requires QTS/QTLS we want to hear from all SEN Teachers no matter what your qualification is!
  • The passion to teach and inspire young people during a crucial stage of their personal and academic development.
  • A nurturing, patient, empathetic and holistic approach

Although experience teaching in SEND specialist settings is beneficial I would also love to hear from teachers who are interested in taking their first steps into SEN.

Interested in hearing more?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert! or by emailing Tasha@psinclusion.co.uk. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and you are welcome to contact us to discuss your SEND career development. Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. We will help you with this. By applying for this role, you are consenting to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR requirements.

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