Teacher of SEMH (Social Emotional Mental Health Needs)

May 2022 Start

Established. Full Time (1fte)

NQT, MPS, UPS

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.

King James’s School is a large 11-18 comprehensive school proud to offer a diverse and rich curriculum and is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff through high quality CPD. In addition, we run a School Direct secondary programme to train the next generation of teachers.

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. An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post which will be arranged for the successful applicant. 

Full post details and an application form are available via our website.  Completed applications must be submitted via email to: recruitment@king-james.n-yorks.sch.uk and be received by: Friday 18th February 2022 by 8.00am.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.