Primary SEMH Teacher

Location: Witham
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Teacher
Reference: COWITPT
Salary: £30k - 46k per year + SEN Allowance
Job Published: 20 days ago

Seeking a Primary Teacher (KS1 & KS2)

Pay Scale/Spine Points: Main Pay Range + SEN Minimum (£2,539) 

Required: 1 September 2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic Qualified Primary Teacher to work with KS1 & KS2 students, delivering a broad and balanced curriculum and ensuring the best possible outcomes for our students. The Academy is a Special School for students aged 4 to 11 who have an EHCP for Social, Emotional and Mental Health.

The purpose of the post is to secure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and ensure improved standards of learning and achievement for all students. To ensure a cohesive and personalised programme of learning activities, in line with the national curriculum. You will also have some pastoral responsibility and strive to ensure strong parent/carer relationships and have strong communication skills.

You will be supporting the senior leadership team (SLT) in raising standards and improving outcomes for learners, through the provision of high quality professional services across the school.

We are looking for someone to join our supportive and caring team who:

  • puts children at the top of the agenda
  • is able to demonstrate outstanding teaching skills
  • has excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • recognizes the importance of teamwork
  • demonstrates exemplary classroom practice and positive behavior management
  • has a strong commitment to raising achievement for all children
  • is open to all new ideas and approaches
  • wants to participate in innovative development, particularly through using ICT
  • is experienced in Trauma Perceptive Practice (TPP) or has knowledge of TPP
  • has SEN experience or SEMH experience.
  • is a Qualified Teacher


  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Free onsite car/bike parking at our Academy
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent facilities
  • A responsive, supportive and involved team
  • A School that is fully committed to nurturing the potential in all of our pupils

If you are Qualified teacher who is passionate about working with students with SEMH difficulties and can see the potential in all learners, then please APPLY NOW!

A sense of humour is essential, and understanding of attachment, trauma based approaches and social development will be an advantage. Experience of the primary curriculum is essential.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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