SEND Teacher

35 hours a week, job share or part time hours considered

£28,840 – £32,703 (starting point dependant on experience)

This position is primarily based in Ardwick or Wythenshawe

Do you have a teaching qualification and experience of supporting young people with SEND? Would you like to use your teaching skills in a flexible, creative environment with a good work life balance?

Manchester Young Lives does education differently. We building trusting relationships that enable young people to feel respected and safe, facilitating engaging creative personalised learning programmes that leave young people with SEND believing they can succeed.

We are recruiting for a Post 16 SEND Teacher to support young people aged 16 – 25 who have an Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP). Manchester Young Lives Learning Hubs provide a holistic learning environment where young people have the right support to thrive and make successful progressions to employment, education or training.  We work with young people to develop individual goals and targets to support their learning and development, as well as offering the opportunity to attend a work or volunteering placement.

As a Post 16 SEND teacher you will work within a small team providing a safe and nurturing environment where young people feel safe and secure. You will be responsible for teaching Functional Skills qualifications in English and Maths to small groups of varying ability levels, as well as delivering engaging and creative enrichment activities to develop life and employability skills, and support young people to believe in themselves.

If you have the passion and commitment to make a difference to young people then please do get in touch. We are interested in hearing from experienced teachers, perhaps who have taken a career break and want to return to education in a non-school environment, or newly qualified teachers who have the right levels of experience of working with children and young people with additional needs. Preparation and planning time is made available within your working week. This is a full-time role but we are happy to consider job shares, reduced hours or flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Application forms must be returned either via email to [email protected] or by post to Manchester Young Lives, The Addy Young People’s Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Wythenshawe, M22 9TF. Please ensure you complete the final section of the application from, giving information as to how you meet the person specification.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The closing date for completed application form is 9am Monday the 1st of July.