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Primary Teacher - SEMH - PRU

Guildford, Surrey
£130 to £180 Per Day
Job Type
1 Jan 2022

SEN Teacher - Primary - SEMH - PRU - Guildford

The question:

Would you like to work with children who need additional support with their social, emotional mental health?

The opportunity:

This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual with previous SEN experience OR a Graduate with a keen interest in this area of work. It is the perfect position for someone in search of well-structured experience before going on to Teacher training, a Master's Degree or Doctorate.

The school is situated near Guildford and supports boys and girls aged 5-11 who have a range of additional needs associated with social, emotional mental health challenges. It's a small school that offers a restorative, therapeutic approach to education and behaviour management. As a learning support assistant you will be working in classes of 4-6 pupils with a staff to student ratio of 1:1. The idea of the school is to help students to return to a more mainstream school setting.

What is involved:

  • Planning and delivering KS1 and/or KS2 lessons to students across the school
  • Ensuring that students understand and participate in set tasks in an appropriate way
  • Ensuring that all students are properly supported with their literacy and numeracy
  • Working with your teaching assistants to ensure that high standards of behaviour and learning are taking place
  • Encouraging the development of appropriate social skills
  • To ensure accurate individual student records are maintained
  • Participating in team meetings and training programmes as an active member of a team
  • Working with managers and employees to support the developing culture of the organisation
  • Following regulations pertaining to safeguarding

What is required:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is highly desirable, but not essential
  • If you do not have QTS, then a substantial level of experience working with challenging students is needed
  • Due to school location you must have a driver's license and access to a car
  • Good general education levels in English and Maths
  • Knowledge, keen interest or understanding of the range of different types of learning and behavioural needs (SEMH, PRU)
  • Ability to adapt to a various working environments and students with differing abilities and unpredictable behaviour
  • A co-operative working style
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • A caring attitude and a good listener


  • SEN Teacher - SEMH - PRU- Primary
  • £130 to £180 daily rate (5-day week)
  • Special Educational Needs
  • January 2022 (one year contract)
  • Apply directly via this advert or call Ben Mason on for more details
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  • Job Reference: 460875729-2
  • Date Posted: 1 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Academics
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Salary: £130 to £180 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Contract