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Teacher of SEMH (Temporary)

Teacher of SEMH

(Social, Emotional, Mental Health Needs)

Full-time. Temporary (Maternity Cover)

Commencing: September 2023


King James’s School is offering an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work as a teacher who delivers both curriculum and social, emotional, mental health support.

This role is suitable for a Qualified Teacher with experience of working with students who have additional needs (SEMH and/or SEND).

It may inspire the interest of a teacher who takes the holistic approach and is enthusiastic to work with small groups of students in developing their key skills. 

You will have freedom to deliver elements of the curriculum through learning experiences tailored to their individual needs, whilst ensuring consistency in the support they receive.


We are seeking an outstanding candidate to support our educational aims and who has the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to motivate and engage our students. You will be passionate about education and have the ability to harness a safe and productive environment for your learners.

You will have the confidence to liaise closely with the school’s curriculum and pastoral teams, parents/carers and agencies to ensure a coordinated and consistent approach to their support in order to help achieve their best possible outcomes.


We promote curriculum and social inclusion for all our students. This enables them to embrace the broader developmental experiences gained in a mainstream school environment.  This post is key to achieving these aims.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and approved references.


Full post details and an application form are available via our website.  Completed applications must be submitted via email to and received by: Monday 22nd May 2023, 08.00am

Please note that CVs will not be accepted

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