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SEN Teacher

8 Jun 2024

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four*?

Our colleagues' wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we're always looking for new ways to improve everyone's work/life balance. We're taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

If the trial is a success, we'll be rolling the 4DWW out across the Group - so there's never been a more exciting time to join #teamOFG!

Job title:          SEN Teacher

Location:         Bestwood Village School, Bestwood Village, Nottingham NG6 8TL

Salary:             Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience

Hours:             37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract:         Permanent, Term Time Only. September 2024 Start Date

We are recruiting for an SEN Teacher for our New Options School - Bestwood Village School. 

About the role

Working as an SEN Teacher, you will create a positive and safe learning environment for the pupils and promote positive relationships between peers. You will be calm, engaging, resilient, and have an innovative style of teaching, motivated by helping every pupil to reach their potential. You will also collaborate with the SLT to secure high standards of teaching and learning, have willingness to lead on a curriculum area(s), and contribute to a lively and stimulating environment. We need people who share our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world. 


  • To ensure a capable learning environment where pupils thrive, have their needs met and have access to positive interactions. 
  • To secure high quality teaching through effective use of resources and planning.
  • To organise personalised learning activities and experiences which are differentiated to meet the individual needs and levels of achievement of each pupil.
  •  To be responsible for planning, tracking, evaluating, assessing and reporting the teaching and learning of pupils. 
  •  Writing and updating Individual Outcomes
  • To supervise, develop and manage Teaching Assistants relevant to their responsibilities. 
  • To liaise with parents, carers, and external agencies as appropriate. 

Key Skills Required:

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status/Qualified Teacher Learning & Skills
  • Have a background of teaching English and Maths, delivering teaching at a good or outstanding level
  • Primary Teacher with experience in Teaching EYFS Years 1-4
  • Previous expereince in SEND Teaching 

About the School

Bestwood Village School is a brand-new school in Bestwood Village, Nottingham and will have capacity for 30 pupils and is due to open in September 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for anybody who wants to be a part of the successful development of a brand-new setting and make a difference to the education of our pupils. 

For over 16 years, Options Autism has provided care and education to pupils, young people, and adults with autism, complex needs, and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group, we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join Options Autism?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you'll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • Your Wellbeing Matters - access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that's right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100's of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that's not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you'll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

*You'll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy. 


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  • Job Reference: 1350673530-2
  • Date Posted: 8 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Outcomes First Group
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: On Application