Key Stage 2 Teacher, SEND Teacher
Central London, South West London
Posted 8 months ago

KS2 SEND Teacher – Permanent Contract Opportunity – October Start – MPS + SEN Allowance – Sutton


WhoFoundWho’s partnered client is an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted-rated special school in Sutton, which caters for students aged 7-18 with a range of complex and additional needs.

The school has a tight-knit community and a family ethos, which makes it a special and unique place to work. A brand new purpose-built site will provide a new inspiring and innovative space to maximise learners’ full potential.


About the KS2 SEND Teacher Role

  • SEND Class Teacher to work in the Key Stage 2 department, 8 students in the class with a 2:1 Teaching Assistant ratio and a HLTA.
  • Permanent opportunity for the right candidate
  • Main Pay Scale + SEN Allowance (depending on experience and qualifications)
  • Full-time (36 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year)
  • October start (2nd half term) – January opportunities are also available


KS2 SEND Teacher Specification

Applicants do not need to have direct SEND school experience but must have a good understanding and passion for SEND, as well as commitment and drive to succeed. 

  • Qualified Teacher Status (SEND ECT Teachers will be considered)
  • Experience working with children with SEND in a special or mainstream school
  • Keeps up to date with current research and teaching methods for autistic learners
  • Strong knowledge of curriculum development is a good practice in schools
  • A commitment to developing one’s own professional development through internal and external training
  • The ability to work as a team and manage a team of support staff
  • Be creative in teaching style and classroom set-up to generate motivation and enthusiasm for learners
  • Be analytical and quick thinking, as well as able to remain calm when working under pressure
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to form positive relationships with staff, caregivers and most importantly, students
  • Have an awareness of non-verbal methods of communication and the desire to support non-verbal effectively through the use of strategies such as PECS and Makaton


Why Apply for this KS2 SEND Teacher Role?

  • Work for an Outstanding Ofsted-rated special school
  • Comprehensive training and induction programme, as well as regular in-house training
  • In-house teacher training
  • Access to counselling services and access to a bespoke health and wellbeing programme
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities across other partnered schools and colleges
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Benefits pension scheme
  • Perkbox membership


If you are interested in the KS2 SEND Teacher Role, please apply today with your full CV. If shortlisted, you will be invited to a short initial screening call. Good luck!

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Primary, SEND


MPS + SEN Allowance

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