Primary SEND Specialist Job Role | PK Education

Primary SEND Specialist

Primary SEND Specialist


Job Description

Primary SEND Specialist

Location: Near Middleton, Leeds 

Contract Type: Long-term, Temporary (Minimum of 1 full term, potentially ongoing) 

Start Date: September 2024 

PK Education is seeking a dedicated and passionate Primary SEND Specialist to join our team for a rewarding long-term contract at a school near Middleton, Leeds. This role involves working in a specialised provision class for 6 pupils with complex SEND, predominantly focusing on communication difficulties.

Key Responsibilities:

– Provide individualised and group support for students with complex SEND needs, primarily communication challenges.

– Utilise visual aids and non-verbal communication techniques to enhance learning and interaction.

– Conduct 1-1 sessions on a rotational basis, as well as facilitate group activities both within the mainstream classroom and the provision setting.

– Collaborate with other educators and support staff to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

– Implement creative and proactive teaching strategies to engage and inspire students.


– Experience working with pupils with complex SEND, particularly those with communication difficulties.

– Experience working in primary or SEND education and knowledge of the primary curriculum is highly beneficial, however secondary experience will be considered.

– Proficiency in using visual aids and non-verbal communication methods.

– Strong passion for supporting and empowering students with special educational needs.

– Positive attitude, extreme proactivity, and a creative approach to teaching and problem-solving.

– Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

– Willingness to support with personal care.

– Ability to forge meaningful and trusting relationships with pupils.

If you are a dedicated Primary SEND Specialist looking for a challenging yet highly rewarding opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Join us in making a real difference in the lives of these exceptional pupils.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV to or if you are interested and would like to discuss the role in more depth, feel free to call Chloe on 0113 457 0081.

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