Trainee SEN Teacher


Coventry, UK




£12,500 - £20,000

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About the job

We are currently searching for graduates with experience of working in SEN schools, for a school in Coventry who work exclusively with Grad2Teach. The successful trainee SEN Teacher will be planning and delivering a full teaching timetable.

This is a school which has improved rapidly over the last few years under the impetus of new leadership and is proud of its academic achievement in recent years. They ensure that the most able students are stretched and challenged and provide the necessary support to students with special needs. Students and staff employ the best of the new technologies to enhance teaching and stimulate learning. There is a long-standing tradition of developing staff into highly successful teachers who make a significant impact on pupils and the wider school community, which makes this a very popular school for teachers developing career progression.


  • Have a relevant, university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification Have determination, resilience and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have at least one year of Experience in a UK classroom

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.


In Year 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work in our 37-week school-based, salaried trainee programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessments from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Year 2, you will

  • Attend 9 training days with one of our partner universities

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learnt so far

  • Cover up to 90% of timetabled learning within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience