Qualified Teacher
Central London, South West London
Posted 8 months ago


Secondary English Teacher – Permanent – ASAP Start – MPS-UPS plus SEN Allowance – Sutton

  • Are you a Qualified English Teacher looking for a new role within a specialist setting?
  • Do you have a thorough understanding of Social Emotional Mental Health and are you committed to helping young people reach their full potential by removing barriers to learning?
  • Would you like to work at a school that can offer a competitive salary and an impressive induction with ongoing training?


WhoFoundWho is working in exclusive partnership with a Trust of SEMH provisions. One of their sites in South London is looking for a dedicated, driven and energetic Secondary English Teacher with an outstanding teaching record and a passion for special education.

The schools offer a safe and inspiring setting for young people to learn and grow, staff adopt a nurturing and therapeutic approach and the multi-disciplinary team of staff (including therapists) help the students gain self-esteem and become the best versions of themselves.


About the Secondary English Teacher Position

  • Qualified Secondary English Teacher (SEMH school)
  • Based in Sutton, South London
  • Full-time
  • Permanent contract for the right candidate
  • Class and Subject Teacher roles available
  • MPS to UPS plus SEN Allowance (competitive and negotiable salaries)
  • Impressive induction and ongoing professional development and training programme, including MAPA training (de-escalation)
  • Excellent career progression into MLT or SLT, possible TLR opportunities


Key Responsibilities of the Secondary English Teacher

  • Collaborate with the school to develop English teaching strategies in line with school policies and external standards.
  • Manage departmental resources, including procuring and supervising materials and equipment.
  • Exercise budgetary control over the department, carefully planning and monitoring expenditures.
  • Take ownership of the academic progress of all students within the subject area.
  • Design, create, and deliver lessons tailored to meet the diverse needs of the classroom.
  • Inspire and engage students through enthusiastic and creative teaching methods.
  • Maintain classroom discipline and order.
  • Prepare and assess assignments to support positive student development.
  • Comply with guidelines for evaluating and documenting students’ progress.
  • Provide regular progress updates to parents and guardians.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to coordinate lesson plans and activities.
  • Stay informed about curriculum changes and educational developments.
  • Organise and participate in school events, outings, and extracurricular activities.
  • Foster relationships with parents, guardians, and school governors to enhance their involvement in the school.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the SLT.


About the Successful Secondary English Teacher

  • Must have strong experience in a special or mainstream school teaching the English curriculum up to GCSE level, to students with a range of complex needs and SEMH
  • Must have QTS, strong English teaching experience in a secondary or SEMH school
  • Must be enthusiastic and willing to take part in ongoing training and professional development. Relevant training in de-escalation and behaviour management is beneficial
  • Must be organised and have excellent time management skills
  • Must be flexible, able to think on their feet and stay calm in high-pressure situations
  • Must have a solid understanding of safeguarding


If you are interested in a Secondary English Teacher role, apply today with a full up-to-date CV. If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted within 24 hours. Good luck!


Job Features

Job Category

Secondary, SEND


MPS-UPS plus SEN Allowance

Year group

KS3 / KS4 / KS5 / SEND

Job ID


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