PSHE Teacher - Therapeutic School

Teacher or Senior Leader - Epping Forest, Essex

Ref: 4990Friday 3 May 2024

English and PSHE Teacher – permanent role September - SEND School - Therapeutic School - Chelmsford

Are you an experienced and qualified teacher looking for a new challenge or career progression?

Are you able to teach PSHE to GCSE level?

Is the opportunity to make a genuine social impact what you have been waiting for?

Are you a mainstream PSHE Teacher looking for an opportunity to transition into a SEND school?

I am interested in speaking to qualified English Teachers in and around Chelmsford who have a passion for working with vulnerable children with highly complex SEND needs/disorders and ASD. This is a permanent position to start September 2024, the school is in brand new premises and you will be joining a vibrant and welcoming staff team. Teachers from mainstream backgrounds looking to transition to SEND settings, specifically SEMH, are encouraged to apply! The school have a large therapy team including Play/Art/Drama/OT/SaLT and the staff and therapist work collaboratively as part of the wider staff team.

Brief overview:

  • PSHE Teacher 
  • £30000-£40,000 (depending on experience)
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • SEND therapeutic school for children 
  • Role to start September 2024
  • Ability to engage children with SEND is essential
  • Continued Professional Development 

About the role of SEND PSHE Teacher:

As a SEND PSHE Teacher based in this highly complex setting, you will be responsible for delivering creative and engaging lessons for small groups of 4 to 6 children. This role requires a holistic approach, focusing on the whole child, academic development is only possible when you address the primary need first. You will work with the school's multidisciplinary therapy team, helping students find ways to do the things they need and want to do. This opportunity will suit a teacher who has a passion and natural ability to engage hard to reach pupils and those with strong classroom presence. You will engage the children and young people within the school in innovative, therapeutic, and meaningful activities, supporting them in learning to help them reach their full potential. The school values pupil progress and it is a positive and safe learning environment where staff moral is high.


Requirements for PSHE Teacher:

To work as a SEND PSHE Teacher, you will require QTS or QTLS and have relevant experience as a Teacher in the UK. Solid experience working with highly vulnerable children, pupils at risk of exploitation, gang-related issues, violent and aggressive behaviour, substance misuse, school phobic, highly disengaged pupils, attachment and anxiety disorders is beneficial but we want to hear from ALL teachers. If you are interested in a teaching approach that is holistic and therapeutic but don’t necessarily have this experience yet, please still enquire.

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

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.

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