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SEN Teacher

  • Special Education Needs - Post
  •  Location - Croydon, London
  •  Salary - £150 - £180 per day
  •  Date Posted - 06/01/2022

SEN Teacher

  • Location: Croydon
  • Start date: January 2022

A specialist primary school in the heart of Croydon are currently looking for strong SEN Teacher to work with pupils who have challenging behaviours.

The role is to work with a class of Pathological Demand Avoidance pupils so ideally a Teacher that has experience of supporting children with PDA. Teachers with behavioural experience with knowledge of PDA and Autism will also be considered.

The Schools vision is for all students to be healthy, happy, empowered and to also have a great chance of becoming a respectable member of society. To ensure that the students are happy and become active citizens the school have created a curriculum that are underpinned by four specific areas of development which are; Wellbeing, Achievement, communication and independence.

This role is purely for those who have a passion for young people, are patient and resilient. These young people have come from a range of different backgrounds and environments that have affected and shaped their emotional needs and thought process to life. Children with behaviour difficulties normally struggle to communicate their feelings which can prevent them from moving forward, however with consistent and strong support they have a great chance in achieving.

The ideal candidates for this position will have:

Qualified Teacher Status

Experience working within Special Educational Needs

Knowledge of PDA

Primary and/or secondary trained

Positive and Enthusiastic

Worked with challenging behaviour


The ability to create and maintain relationships

Strong communication skills

A creative personality

Good understanding of special education needs and autism

Experience in managing challenging behaviour

Ability to remain calm


A good sense of humour

To work in this school you must endure patience, have a young person-centred approach, strong communication skills and a non-judgemental approach. These are key components to a successful candidate for this position. The children at this school have extreme challenging behaviour and require firm and consistent support.

For more information please contact Jamie Robinson at Future Education

  • Reference: PDATHLJR2021_1639049407