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SEN Teacher Autism

Seashell Trust
£28,107 - £36,459 a year - Permanent, Full-time



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  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount
  • Free flu jabs

Full job description

SEn Teacher Autism

Type: Permanent

Location: Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ

Salary: £28,107 - £36,459 per annum (dependant on skills, experience and qualifications) + Teachers’ pension scheme + benefits

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 40 weeks per year + 12 weeks holiday

Role Summary

Here at Seashell Trust we provide care and education for children and young people (up to 25 years old) with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities, sensory impairments and communication disorders and autism.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Royal College Manchester team in a teaching post on our Autism course teaching students (19 – 25 years old) with autism.

Key responsibilities

· Promote the intellectual, physical and personal development of students in your class group teach the students in your class group according to their individual needs

· Manage the individualised curriculum for each student referring to programmes of study, termly topics and write IEP’s in collaboration with other professionals.

· Involve non-teaching support staff in the assessment, recording and reporting of student’s progress.

· Communicate and consult with students, parents, the placing authorities and others with a legitimate interest in the students in your class.

· Advise and co-operate with the Senior Managers, other teachers and support staff on the preparation of programmes of study, teaching materials, methods of teaching and assessment and pastoral care.

· Responsible for the professional development of teaching and non-teaching staff in your area of responsibility.

· Liaise with residential care staff on the development of the extended curriculum for students in your class/group where appropriate.

· Work to agreed behaviour management strategies and protocol to ensure the health and safety of students and staff on authorised out-of school activities.

· Supervise, and so far as it is practicable, teach any students whose teacher is not available on the request of the Head of College

· Support with personal care and feeding the students as and when required.


· Teaching degree or post graduate certificate, QTS or QTLS

· Previous teaching experience with students who have sensory impairment, autism and/or communication difficulties

· Previous teaching experience with students who have severe and/or complex learning difficulties

· Multi-disciplinary working experience

· Experience of behaviour management strategies and individual learning plans

Our benefits

Teachers’ Pension scheme, life assurance, on site gym, employee assistance and wellbeing programmes, on site counselling, cycle scheme, free parking and lots more!

About Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School, and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We provide a caring environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our students.

We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. We are an inclusive employer and welcome all applications.

Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview. If you require any reasonable adjustments for an interview, please highlight this to our Recruitment Team in advance.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our vision is for the children and young people in our care to be safe, happy and to achieve the best possible outcomes so that they are valued and valuable members of their communities.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £28,107.00-£36,459.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free parking
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Application question(s):

  • Please outline your experience and interest in this role.

Work Location: In person