SEMH Primary Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Greenwich, South East London

Ref: 1617Thursday 18 April 2024

SEMH Primary Teacher - Greenwich

Are you passionate about teaching students with social-emotional and mental health disorders? Do you want to teach in a therapeutic setting?

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

SEMH specialist school

We are looking for a Therapeutic Primary Teacher for a specialist SEMH school in Greenwich. The school caters for students who cannot access mainstream education and has a therapeutic approach to teaching and learning with an onsite team of Therapy staff. The class sizes are very small and focus on students' individual needs.

We support Education providers that educate children and young people who, for many reasons, cannot access any other formal educational settings – these are the most vulnerable, at risk and hard to reach in our community. Understanding their SEMH needs must be met before any academic development can happen. Understanding their SEMH needs is essential in these roles, and we are seeking individuals who can make a positive impact.

What We Are looking for - SEMH Primary Teacher

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Experience in 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 solid and meaningful relationships with vulnerable students
  • Experience working with disengaged teenagers is essential.

What you can expect from this SEMH Primary 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
  • Excellent facilities in a fit-for-purpose school building
  • Experience working in specialist therapeutic settings.
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams
  • Extensive specialist training from SEMH Specialists

SEMH Primary Teacher Requirements

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

Although experience teaching in SEMH specialist settings is beneficial, I would also love to hear from individuals interested in taking their first steps into SEND settings.

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 us.

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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