SEMH Nurture Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Surrey

Ref: 4770Thursday 25 April 2024

SEMH Nurture Teacher


PAYE in line with the Teachers Pay Scale

Temp to Perm Contract

Immediate or September Start


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

Can you teach children with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and associated learning difficulties? 

Are you a mainstream primary teacher looking for an opportunity to transition into a SEN school?


About the Role of SEMH Nurture Teacher:

As an SEMH Nurture 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. Working as an SEMH Nurture Teacher 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 with a passion and natural ability to engage hard-to-reach pupils and those with a 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 is a positive and safe learning environment with high staff morale. There will be a low level of planning required, and the lessons are 30 minutes long.


What We Are looking for - SEMH Nurture Teacher:

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Able to deliver primary curriculum 
  • Experience of teaching with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies
  • Positive role model to support communication, with a sensitive, nurturing, and consistent approach
  • Experience with SEMH, Trauma, Sensory processing, social communication teaching background
  • Ability to build strong and meaningful relationships with vulnerable students
  • Experience of working with disengaged teenagers is essential.


What you can expect from this SEMH Nurture Teacher opportunity

  • To teach in a setting with a likeminded team who are equally as dedicated to the learning and personal development of young people
  • Long term to permanent opportunities
  • Experience working in specialist therapeutic settings.
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams 
  • Extensive specialist training from SEMH Specialists


Interested in hearing more about SEN Teacher opportunities across London? Is this role not quite perfect for you? Get in touch and tell us about yourself - we'll see how we can help!

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.

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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