SEMH English Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Bexley, South East London

Ref: 4823Friday 26 April 2024

SEMH English Teacher


SEMH School in Bexley

All-through KS1-3

PAYE Payments

Permanent Opportunities from September


An SEMH School in Bexley is actively searching for a dynamic and flexible English Teacher with experience with pupils with an SEMH diagnosis.

This Bexley SEMH School supports pupils from KS1-3 with an emphasis on English and Maths as the core building blocks needed for pupils’ success and focus on the Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural development of each pupil. By creating and upholding a supportive and positive learning environment, this SEMH School is a place where pupils feel safe and happy and contribute to the wider school community.

What does learning look like for students at this Bexley SEMH School?

Due to the transitory nature of pupils’ journey with the school, this SEMH School operates a project based learning model, where different aspects of the curriculum are linked by a common theme or project, allowing all pupils to access learning no matter their when they join the school. After the pandemic, many pupils have been left with large gaps in their learning and literacy skills. This school has a dedicated focus on literacy and has made great steps to make reading an enjoyable project for pupils, with new library facilities recently constructed.

Further to this, the school boasts an outdoor learning provision and a comprehensive structure for pupil provision and development with their qualifications post-16.

Why work at this SEMH School?

With a flexible structure for staff progression and promotion, this school is focused on retaining staff and providing a good quality atmosphere for a work force that is slowly being sapped of energy by overbearing and underfunded mainstream education systems. Moving into this SEMH provides teachers with the opportunity to develop deeper bonds with pupils and to make a greater impact on the lives of vulnerable children and young people. With an in-house therapy dog and counselling service open to students and staff, this SEMH School is dedicated to supporting mental health and wellbeing.

The ideal candidate could have…

  • QTS/QTLS, however unqualified teachers welcome to apply!
  • Experience working with pupils with an SEMH diagnosis.
  • Positive, nurturing, and enthusiastic attitude to teaching and learning English.
  • A collaborative attitude and respect for and understanding of pupils’ with challenging behaviour.

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If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch! You can apply by response to this advert or send an email to

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.


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