Ref. OS777

High Needs teacher

  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Salary: £94.5 - £109 per day
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Education has an opportunity available as a High Needs Teacher in Manchester.

This contracts is for the dates of 30/01/2023 – 31/03/2023, the hours are 09:00 – 17:00 (37 Hours).

Job Description

This role is to work with young people aged 18-25 with learning disabilities and high needs as they prepare for adulthood and to support positive outcomes. You will be based in an adult learning centre alongside colleagues.

You will deliver both 1-1 and classroom-based learning. You will also work with the District Programme Leader to identify learners at risk of disengagement and support them to stay on course. You should be an inspiring teacher with an ability to enthuse learners about their subject and personal goals. Experience of working with young people with SEND would be an advantage but is not essential.

The class sizes are small (up to 8 learners) and there is classroom support in each class to support the individual needs of learners to succeed.


  • Work within a team of tutors to plan and deliver programmes that meet the Ofsted standards for outstanding or good teaching, learning and assessment
  • Assess learners’ prior knowledge, skills and experiences, provide guidance about relevant programmes/pathways that meet learners’ needs and make referrals to other agencies where appropriate
  • Support, encourage and motivate learners on courses to develop broad employability and functional skills as well as achieving their primary learning goals
  • Complete relevant administrative processes to a high standard, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality and support data collection to evidence the effectiveness and impact of the service
  • Comply with all quality assurance systems to support service improvement and maintain high standards of service delivery
  • Personal commitment to continuous self development and service improvement.
  • Through personal example, open commitment and clear action, ensure diversity is positively valued, resulting in equal access and treatment in employment, service delivery and communications.


  • Communication skills: Good literacy and numeracy skills to undertake calculations and produce letters and other documentationDemonstrates an understanding of the views of others and communicates in a realistic and practical manner using appropriate language and medium, listens attentively to views and issues of others and responds to issues arising.  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively taking account of individual need including consideration of accessibility issues.
  • Analytical skills: Able and confident to resolve moderately complicated queries in their area of knowledge using logical thinking to explain reasoning behind decisions or actions taken.  Ability to present information using simple descriptive statistics; mathematical averages, percentages, appropriate tables and charts.
  • Planning and organising: Demonstrate the ability to organize multiple tasks in the most effective way, and allocate time and energy according to task complexity and priority
  • Problem solving and decision making: Is able to make effective decisions on a day-to-day basis, taking ownership of decisions, demonstrating sound judgement in escalating issues where necessary. be logical in thinking and explain reasoning behind decisions or actions taken
  • Creative skills: Ability tothink creatively and provide innovative solutions to problems. Has ability to develop new approaches to finding solutions outside of existing parameters.
  • Strategic thinking: Understands the importance of organisational strategy and how they contribute to it.  Skills to identify good practice and areas for improvement in strategy and communicate these to colleagues and key stakeholders.  
  • ICT skills:  Skills to use ICT systems to obtain and analyse data and present it effectively through a variety of ICT channels.
  • Administrative skills: Ability to use and accurately maintain effective administration systems in a rapidly changing environment
  • People management:  Ability to organise own and others activities with an ability to carry out operational planning for a specific service area.


  • The role-holder be qualified in Adult or FE teaching and have maintained their competency in a recent teaching role.         
  • The role-holder must have a Level 3 sector-specific qualification relating to the subject sector the role-holder will teach.

  • This post requires the role-holder to be a qualified teacher and have maintained their competency in a recent teaching role

Working with Seven Education:

Established in 2011, Seven Education is a leading provider of teachers to private and public schools across the UK. We provide both temporary and permanent solutions, working with teachers and lecturers covering KS1, all the way up to KS5 and beyond.

Seven Education is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified, and available teaching staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of teaching; including Lecturers, Head Teachers, Assistant Head Teachers, Secondary School, Primary School, Teaching Assistants, and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2022, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity, and attention to detail.