SEN Teacher - Mental Health/Nurture Teacher

Qualified Teacher - Newham, North East London

Ref: 3325Thursday 18 January 2024

SEN Teacher – Mental Health/Nurture Teacher

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

Do you have experience with young people who are disengaged and have mental health challenges?

Are you looking to make a real difference to young people’s lives?

Then you’re in the right place!

SEMH – Mental Health / Nurture Teacher - KS3

Pupil Referral Unit in Newham

Start Date: ASAP


I am actively seeking a dedicated, robust and resilient Nurture Teacher for a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) located in Newham. This school caters for seriously vulnerable children and aims to support them back into mainstream education. The right applicant will need to be resilient and passionate about supporting children with behavioural and mental health issues. This PRU boasts a supportive and inclusive atmosphere with a great team full of SEMH experience.

What’s in it for you?

  • Experience working in specialist therapeutic settings.
  • Working with Multidisciplinary therapy teams 
  • A fantastic and supportive team of experienced professionals dedicated to supportive vulnerable children.
  • Extensive specialist training from SEMH Specialists
  • Pioneering PRU working with government on pilot scheme to reduce youth offending. 

The ideal candidate should have/be…

  • Experience of teaching with emotional regulation and with positive behaviour/de-escalation strategies
  • A 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.


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 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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