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  • Full Time
  • Bedford, UK
  • £28k - 43k per year £ / annum


SEN Teacher – Bedford

Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire

Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000 – £43,000

Job Description

School in Bedford is seeking a compassionate and dedicated SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teacher to join the inclusive educational team. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to supporting students with diverse learning needs and ensuring they achieve their full potential. This role is ideal for an experienced SEN professional who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special needs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, deliver, and assess individualized learning programs tailored to meet the needs of students with special educational needs.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that fosters the academic, social, and emotional development of each student.
  • Collaborate with parents, caregivers, and external agencies to develop and implement effective support strategies.
  • Use a variety of teaching methods and resources to engage and motivate students.
  • Monitor and track student progress, maintaining detailed records and providing regular feedback to parents and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with teaching assistants and other support staff to ensure a cohesive approach to student learning.
  • Stay informed about the latest developments in SEN education and integrate new strategies and tools into teaching practice.
  • Contribute to the wider school community through participation in staff meetings, training sessions, and extracurricular activities.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
  • A relevant degree or postgraduate qualification in Special Educational Needs or a related field.
  • Experience teaching students with a range of special educational needs, including autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities.
  • Strong knowledge of SEN legislation and best practices in inclusive education.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for supporting students with special needs.


  • Additional certifications or training in specific SEN areas, such as Makaton, PECS, or ABA.
  • Experience with assistive technology and adaptive learning materials.
  • Knowledge of behavior management strategies and interventions.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Access to school facilities and resources.

Benefits of working with Choice Teachers

  • 17 years’ experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working with a variety of primary and secondary schools.
  • Competitive pay rates with different payment options, including a ‘Guaranteed Payment Option’.
  • Flexible to suit your schedule and needs.
  • Opportunity to be offered permanent roles before advertised due to long lasting relationships with schools.
  • Dedicated support from our consultants

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter detailing their SEN teaching philosophy and experience, and contact information for at least two references to Kiran at

If you have any questions you can also contact Kiran on 01462 530230.

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