SEN Teacher, Royal School

Position: SEN Teacher, Royal School

Salary: £31,545 - £35,050 per annum + Teachers’ Pension Scheme + benefits

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Type: Permanent

Role Summary

Here at Seashell Trust we provide care and education for children and young people (up to 25 years old) with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairment and communication disorders and autism.

We are recruiting for a talented SEN Teacher to join our team at Royal School.The post-holder will be responsible for a group of students both pastorally and educationally and be a line manager for a group of Teaching Assistants.

This is a permanent position.



  • Experience of teaching students with complex communication and educational needs
  • Experience of differentiating the Curriculum
  • Multi-disciplinary working
  • Primary school teaching experience preferred

Education and training

  • Teaching Degree or Post Graduate Diploma (Qualified Teacher Status QTS)

  • Post Graduate Diploma Multi-Sensory Impairment (Deafblindness) QTMSI preferred

Skills and Knowledge

  • Recent legislation and national developments

  • SEND reforms

  • Pathways to adulthood

  • Autism best practice approaches

  • Positive behaviour support strategies

  • Flexible working strategies

  • Self-motivated and confident

  • IEPs

  • Issues of confidentiality

  • Working with support staff

  • People management

  • Issues of access for students with complex learning needs

  • Knowledge and skills relating to information and communication technology

  • Good organisational / time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Please see the attached job description for full details.

Our benefits

Life assurance, annual performance linked pay increases, employee assistance programme, on site counselling, doggy day-care/grooming, on site gym, on site yoga and boot-camp, monthly street food vendors onsite, cycle scheme, long service awards, employee engagement forum, free parking and a beautiful campus with fantastic facilities all onsite!

We offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.

About Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We provide an excellent care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our students. As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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