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SEND Teacher West Yorkshire

Job Description:

SEN Teacher Pontefract

PK Education are specialist recruiters for the education sector and are proudly recognised as one of the leading teaching agencies West Yorkshire has to offer.  For those looking for SEN Teaching jobs, mainly the Pontefract and Castleford area, please contact PK Educations designated consultant, Daniel Buckley for more information – 0114 272 2212.

PK Education are currently searching for candidates interested in the following role:

Vacancy:              SEN Teacher

Location:             Ackworth, Pontefract

Start Date:           October 2017

Duration:             Sick Note – estimated until the end of term (Christmas)

Rate of Pay:        £500-£725 per week

School Details:  A specialist school for children with severe, complex or profound and multiple learning difficulties.  Many of their pupils have additional needs including autism, sensory impairment, challenging behaviour, medical and physical difficulties.  The school is a provider of specialist education as well as therapy and care for children and young people aged between 11 – 19 years old.  The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted.

Role Requirements/Responsibilities:  This is a temporary full-time (5 days a week) position.  You will be covering for a long-term sick note and be considered a full-time member of staff during this period.  You’ll be the teacher for a KS3 class with challenging behaviour.  You’ll have 2 TA’s with you in the classroom and the classroom has a dedicated ‘quiet room’.

Candidate Requirements:  To be considered for a role with this school candidates must have experience of providing support and teaching to pupils on the autistic spectrum or at the very least within similar SEN organisations.  It is preferable that candidates have previous experience within a SEN school, as the students can express challenging behaviour that only associated with children in SEN schools.  Having a ‘can do’ attitude and not afraid to get get your hands dirty (quite literally) is also needed.

You must have a QTS / PGCE teaching qualification within Secondary / KS3 / SEN teaching.  Having experience with the Autism Care plan schedules is also advantageous.


If you are interested in applying for this position then please contact Daniel Buckley on 0114 272 2212 or email your CV to via this job advert.

What to do if this role isn’t for you:

PK Education are one of the most established teaching agencies Pontefract schools trust to recommend high quality staffing solutions. We have many more long term supply teaching jobs, Wakefield / West Yorkshire based, or perhaps you would prefer part time, short term or day to day work.  If you would like to hear about other Sheffield teaching assistant jobs please contact Daniel Buckley on 0114 272 2212 or email your CV to

PK education is committed to embracing equal opportunities and diversity for all employees, workers and applicants; and shall adhere to such a policy at all times.


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