English Teacher (SEN)

Teacher – English

Location: Caterham, Surrey

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £31,350 – £46,179 per year (M1 – UPS2 Fringe) Plus £5,000 Welcome bonus For Qualified Teacher*

Hours: 40 hours per week

Start Date: we are looking for an immediate start but will accept a September start if required

School Staffing Solutions are currently looking to recruit a Teacher specialising in English to join the team at a SEN Education Centre in Surrey. The successful candidate will be delivering high quality teaching and learning. The centre supports students are aged between 11 – 16 with difficulties with communication and social interaction, typically associated with Autism.

What’s in it for you? / Why Should You Apply?

  • You want to make a difference in the lives of our students and their families.
  • You want to contribute to our broad and creative curriculum offer.
  • You want to work with an inspiring student population.
  • You enjoy working as part of a collaborative and committed multi-disciplinary team.
  • You have a strong commitment to student and staff well-being and want to work in an organisation with the same strong values.
  • You want to work within an organisation that support, develops and invests in their staff.

Key Duties:

You will be accountable to the school leadership teams to provide the following roles and responsibilities.

  • To contribute to the delivery and development of the curriculum, having regard to the educational, physical and social needs of the students within a learning environment.
  • To work collaboratively with other members of staff as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • To maintain and use short, medium and long term plans in delivering the curriculum.
  • To set, monitor and review personalised targets that will optimise learning for each individual.
  • To monitor, assess, review and report on the progress and work of students to parents, team members, senior staff, examination and funding bodies through reports and identified meetings as directed and as is required through school policies and procedures.
  • To develop lesson plans analysing and self-reflecting on the outcomes.
  • To contribute to the review of Statements and EHC plans, PEP and LAC reviews.
  • To provide clear structures for lessons maintaining pace, motivation and challenge.
  • To maintain an overall awareness of current issues in the field of autism in order to be able to plan for effective teaching and learning.
  • To work in a non-confrontational way to ensure individual needs are met.

About You:

Please note that duties will vary and you will be expected to contribute to the overall aims of the education centre when required.

  • PGCE, QTS, or equivalent teaching qualification and evidence of in-service training
  • Ability to teach English up to GCSE level
  • Relevant knowledge and experience of pupils with ASD, SEMH and PDA profile
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures
  • Experience of managing a range of approaches to behaviour, including managing behaviours that challenge

Be part of our successful team and also benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance
  • Competitive Pension
  • * Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments – 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one year service
  • Perkbox – offering high street discounts
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Car lease scheme
  • Fully funded training and qualifications
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.

To apply for this role please send your cv or for more information please get in touch on

Registered Manager – Children’s Residential Home


As a Home Manager, you will implement and work in accordance with all aspects of the Statement of Purpose for your home and have a thorough understanding of the regulations and legislation which set the standards within a Children’s Home setting.

You will be an effective partnership builder, working with parents, carers, and other professionals to safeguard and promote the welfare of young people. You will support and offer supervision to staff in line with regulations and ensure that the safeguarding of young people remains at the forefront of practice, and young people remain consulted about the quality of care they receive.

Full job description available on request


You must have recent experience working within the residential sector at registered manager level within a children’s residential service.

A Certified Diploma Level 3 or 4 in Residential Childcare (Children and Young Peoples Workforce) or equivalent as a minimum

Thorough understanding of the regulations and legislation which set the standards within a Children’s Home setting.

Ability to work closely with Responsible Individual and key individuals within the strategic partnership.

Substantive experience in a Managerial role including supervisory experience.

A Certified Diploma Level 5 Leadership and Management qualification or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards completing this.

Experience in leading and supervising a team within a Residential Childcare setting.

Full UK Manual Driving Licence

Successful employment is subject to satisfactory Full Enhanced Disclosure, right to work and reference checks in line with government regulations and Safer Recruitment Practices (the company will cover the costs)