SEMH Primary Teacher - Harlow

Qualified Teacher - Harlow, Essex

Ref: 3398Monday 20 May 2024

SEMH Primary Teacher - Harlow - ASAP - Full Time (term time only) - Temp to Perm role

MPS/UPS Fringe 

Are you passionate about teaching students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties?

Do you have experience teaching the primary curriculum?

SEMH specialist school

Nurturing and therapeutic school

We are seeking a SEMH Primary Teacher for a specialist SEMH school based in Harlow. The school caters for students who are unable to access mainstream education. The school caters to students with very complex SEMH and sometimes a dual diagnosis of Autism. This specialist teaching role will start in September, teaching a primary class of up to 8 students. 

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 seek individuals who can positively impact them.

What we are looking for - SEMH Primary Teacher

  • Therapeutic teaching approach
  • Able to deliver primary curriculum 
  • 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 strong and meaningful relationships with vulnerable students
  • Experience in working with disengaged teenagers is essential.


What you can expect from this SEMH Primary 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

SEMH Primary Teacher Requirements

  • 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 about SEMH Primary Teacher roles?

If you want to hear more about our SEND opportunities, please get in touch with us! You can apply by responding to this advert!

Unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful in this role if you are not contacted within 5 working days. 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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