SEN Humanities Teacher

Location: Shrewsbury
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: hu te 11288737373773
Salary: Market related
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Role: Humanities Teacher

Location: Shrewsbury

Hours: Full Time / Part time

Contract: Term Time Only

Protocol Education have a fantastic opportunity for a humanities teacher to join our close-knit team in the Shrewsbury area to help develop and drive Humanities across the Curriculum. If you are looking to join a school that will welcome your ideas and re-engage our young people, we would like to hear from you.

About the school.

They are a co-educational day school catering for pupils aged 6-18 with a range of complex needs including a range of social, emotional, and mental health needs and also pupils who have been diagnosed with autism or demonstrate behaviours associated with autism. You will contribute to making an Outstanding provision and a leading light for our young people and their families. The uniqueness of every child is recognised and valued at The Wenlock School and our curriculum embraces the community, from which it exists, recognising and celebrating the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our growing cohort. Through our curriculum, we develop the essential knowledge, skills and understanding, which are the building blocks for later life. Our curriculum encompasses not only the formal requirements of the National Curriculum but goes beyond the experiences of the classroom to ensure that our children are exposed to the richest and most varied opportunities that we can provide. Our aim is to enrich every child's school experience by creating an environment where they are encouraged to succeed and be the best they can be. We provide a therapeutic, supportive, and inclusive learning environment and are committed to raising achievement and enabling pupils to recognise their potential.

About the role

We require an experienced and qualified Humanities teacher who has the ability to make a significant contribution to our school. The successful candidate will be an innovative, reflective practitioner who can demonstrate the willingness to adapt and learn. We are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards who can offer excellent behavioural management skills. An additional strength would be a creative, engaging approach to curriculum design and planning both within the classroom and also in the wider outdoor learning environment.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people with a range of SEN complex learning needs. You will be able to demonstrate a working understanding of how these needs impact upon learning and behaviour in the classroom. You may have specialist knowledge and experience of working with autistic spectrum condition or children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Or you may have experience of working across both specialisms. Applications are invited from colleagues offering middle leadership experience, from mainstream schools and other educational settings, experience of assessment, planning and delivery of History and Geography is essential.

The ability to contribute to the development of our school is essential and we believe that energy, passion, and a commitment to high standards are key characteristics required. We are looking for an individual who can help inspire and engage the young people that we serve. This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills and experience in a challenging, motivating and highly rewarding environment. Previous experience of working in a SEN environment would be desirable, excellent support skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are also just as important.

Protocol Education can offer; - Competitive rates that express your experience and responsibilities - CPD during half term or summer - £250 refer a friend rebate - Free Webinars - Social events (currently online) - NQT/ECT network and community - CV writing assistance and marketing tools


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.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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