SEMH English Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Tower Hamlets, North East London

Ref: 5223Monday 13 May 2024

SEMH English Teacher - Tower Hamlets, London Salary: Up to £38,000 per year Contract Type: Permanent Start Date: September

Are you passionate about English literature and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young learners? We are seeking a dynamic and committed English Teacher to join our team at an Independent Secondary School located in Tower Hamlets, London. This is a fantastic opportunity to inspire and educate students in a supportive and inclusive environment.

The School: Our school provides a nurturing and engaging educational experience for students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and those in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) setting. We are dedicated to fostering a positive learning environment where every student is empowered to reach their full potential.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver high-quality English lessons that cater to the diverse needs of students, including those with SEMH, ADHD, and in a PRU setting.
  • Create engaging and interactive learning experiences that promote literacy skills, critical thinking, and creativity.
  • Differentiate instruction to accommodate varying learning styles and abilities within the classroom.
  • Establish a positive rapport with students, providing pastoral support and guidance when necessary.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement effective strategies for student progress and achievement.
  • Contribute to the wider school community through participation in extracurricular activities and school events.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the UK, or Unqualified with a Teaching Qualification Considered
  • Experience teaching English at the secondary level, preferably within a similar setting.
  • Knowledge of SEMH, ADHD, and PRU educational practices and strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • A passion for inspiring young learners and a commitment to inclusive education.
  • Resilience, adaptability, and a positive attitude towards challenges.


  • Competitive salary, up to £38,000 per year, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Supportive leadership team and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and progression within the school.
  • Access to comprehensive benefits package, including pension scheme and health benefits.
  • Interviews end of June beginning of July. 

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.

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