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Life Skills Teacher


Job Description:

Are you a passionate and qualified Life Skills Teacher with experience in special needs education? Step Teachers are working with a dynamic school in search of a Life Skills Teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) to join their dedicated team. As a Life Skills Teacher, you will play a vital role in empowering students with special needs to develop essential life skills, fostering independence and preparing them for a successful future. As a Life Skills Teacher, you will be needed in both Primary and Secondary departments.

This Life Skills Teacher role is subject to start immediately and is a long-term position with the potential for a permanent contract for the right candidate.

Life Skills Teacher Role

  • Design and implement engaging and age-appropriate life skills curriculum tailored to the unique needs of students
  • Provide differentiated instruction to accommodate varying abilities and learning styles
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that promotes social and emotional development.
  • Collaborate with other educators, therapists, and support staff to create a holistic approach to student development.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, adjusting teaching strategies as needed.

Life Skills Teacher Requirements:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with a relevant teaching degree.
  • Experience in special needs education, preferably with a focus on life skills development.
  • Understanding of diverse learning needs and the ability to adapt teaching strategies accordingly.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with students with special needs.
Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, our SEN Coordinators will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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