Special Educational Needs or Disability (SEND) teaching jobs

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Special Educational Needs or Disability (SEND) teaching jobs

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Our recruitment experience in education and SEND jobs

Looking for a Special Educational Needs or Disability (SEND) teaching position?

Our expansive school network and expertise in education can match you with a range of rewarding SEND job opportunities.

Approximately 1.4 million pupils in English schools, both in primary and secondary, have identified a special education need. Schools are constantly looking at ways to improve their SEND provisions and they require dedicated SEND staff to make this possible. As a SEND specialist, your skills are vital to ensuring an inclusive learning environment where all pupil’s needs are met effectively. 

The high demand for SEND teachers means that there is a great selection of vacancies we can match you with. Our team of 200 specialist consultants work with over 6,000 nurseries, schools and multi academy trusts (MATs) across the UK, operating exclusively with over 1,000 of these. We offer daily supply, long term and permanent SEND positions, matching your specific career needs. 

Whatever type of school environment you want to supply in, we speak the language of teachers and understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with a SEND post. That’s why we offer a free suite of online CPD training courses to support your SEND journey – all accessible from the seamless Hays app. The courses cover a multitude of relevant topics – from de-escalation techniques to SEND training – helping you keep up to date with education legislation and compliance, whilst also advancing your skills and knowledge. And for education professionals looking to quickly access the latest roles on the go, the Hays app has everything you need to find the right opportunity in education for you. 

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SEND employers we work with 

We’ve developed close partnerships with schools and local authorities across the UK. Our considerable employer network enables us to offer you the most rewarding SEND jobs available, whether they be on a part-time or full-time basis. 

You can access our SEND roles in a variety of school environments across the country, meaning there’s always a job within your reach. We’re also linked with an extensive network of MATs, providing you the opportunity to get involved across multiple schools and broaden your professional development. 

We have 32 offices located across the UK


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It is very likely that there are SEND jobs near your location. There are a multitude of SEND opening, and schools across the UK urgently need to fill staff shortages. With SEND positions being a top priority for many, your skills and experience are in great demand. 

We offer daily supply, long term and permanent SEND positions, matching your specific career needs. Use our job search to browse SEND roles near you. 

Need more guidance? Get in touch with one of our specialist consultants for bespoke advice. 

There are several different SEND roles you could work in, including SENDCO, learning support assistant, Semh, teaching assistant, and SEND teacher.