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Date Added: Wed 12/05/2021

Special Needs Teacher

Newham, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £160 - £190 / daily

Special Needs Teacher

East London Boroughs

£160 - £190 per day PAYE

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are to hold QTS (essential).

September start

Smart Teachers is recruiting for Special Needs Teachers to work within special needs environments in East London. The schools are in East London Boroughs and have a September start date. The successful Special Needs Teachers will need to be comfortable working within a special needs environment, with children across all key stages.

The role 

  • Special Needs Teachers
  • To work with students with a range of needs including, Autism, Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, ADHD, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
  • Working with children from EYFS - KS5
  • Working with a team of special needs staff to support the children throughout the day 
  • Available for cover work and/or part time work teaching special needs children 
  • This is for cover work and/or part time work 

The school 

  • Set in residential areas that are easily accessible via public transport 
  • Well-structured days with small group work
  • Located in East London Boroughs  
  • Real community feel to the schools, with friendly and welcoming staff


To be considered for the Special Needs Teacher position, you will: 

  • Have experience working with children or adults with special needs 
  • NQTs and/or OS-trained teachers are welcome to apply
  • Have strong communication, literacy, and numeracy skills
  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status
  • Eligible to work in the UK (must have valid visa)
  • Recent classroom-based references and valid DBS/police checks

Smart Teachers is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service. 

About Smart Teachers  

Smart Teachers is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

What Smart Teachers offer 

As a valued employee of Smart Teachers, you will receive: 

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package. 
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. 

How to apply 

If you are a Special Needs Teacher who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. 

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