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SEN Teacher

Smart TeachersSouthwark

SEN Teacher   

London Borough of Southwark


MPS Inner London (minimum £32,000 to maximum £50,000)  

(Salary is dependent on experience, training and / or qualifications)

The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are a Bachelor of Education / PGCE / or equivalent teaching degree (QTS).

Contract Dates

ASAP - ongoing


Smart Teachers is currently recruiting for a SEN Teacher for a coeducational secondary school and sixth form in the London Borough of Southwark. This SEN Teacher position is required for an ASAP start and the successful candidate will be required to work full time.  

The role

• SEN Teacher 

• Full time

• MPS Inner London (minimum £32,000 to maximum £50,000)  

The school

• Co-educational secondary school

• Founded on the belief that all young people have the potential to succeed in both school life and the wider world beyond

• Promotes values of responsibility, excellence, family and perseverance


Smart Teachers is looking to recruit a SEN Teacher who:

• Has Qualified Teacher Status

• Has sound SEN knowledge, particularly with strong literacy and dyslexia skills

• Can plan and prepare lessons to a high standard, using a variety of delivery methods in order to facilitate student learning

• Can set and mark work, including homework in accordance with the school Marking and Feedback Policy

• Can create a supportive learning environment whereby all students have the opportunity to achieve their individual potential

• Is able to assess, record and report on students’ progress and attainment, whilst maintaining accurate and appropriate records

• Is confident in preparing students for examinations, both internal and external, including the recording of accurate data

• Can manage behaviour appropriately in line with the School Behaviour Policy.

• Has high expectations from all students throughout lessons

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Smart Teachers

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Smart Teachers offer 

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers you will receive: 

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online EduCompli training package. 

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a SEN Teacher who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Smart Teachers, please contact Rachel Ridout on 020 7065 7508, quoting the reference RXRSEN21623.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call. 


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