Primary School Enhanced Learning Teacher (SEN)

  • Xi'an Liangjiatan International School
  • Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
  • May 13, 2021
Primary Special Education Needs

Job Description

The Special Educational Needs Teacher is specifically employed to work with children and young adults who need extra support or require an advanced programme of education in order to complete their learning successfully.
SEN teachers may work with individuals who are physically disabled, sensory impaired, have speech and language difficulties such as dyslexia, have a mental disability such as autism, are emotionally vulnerable or have a combination of these disabilities. An SEN teacher may also work with gifted and talented individuals.
A key aspect of working in this field is identifying individual needs and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment.

This full time load incorporates working as an SEN teacher in the classroom (0.5FTE) and as a councillor to students.

- Deputy Principal of Curriculum
- Executive Principal

1. Inspire and drive the development and implementation of the SEN department.
2. Maintain responsibility for the direct supervision of SEN students from K-12 and overall student wellbeing.
3. Advise students on their social, academic, and personal development including careers advice and University applications.

- Teaching either individuals or small groups of students within or outside the class.
- Preparing lessons and resources.
- Marking and assessing work.
- Developing or adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils.
- Using specialist skills, to help students in their learning.
- Collaborate with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the students to
access the curriculum.
- Assessing children who have long or short term learning difficulties and working with colleagues to identify children who may have SEN.
- Organising learning outside the classroom in activities such as sporting events.
- Liaising with closely with parents and guardians.
- Assisting in students personal care.
- Administration, including updating and maintaining records on student’s progress.
- Developing, reviewing, and updating Individual Student Development Plans (ISDPs)
- Behaviour management.
- Giving advice about student personal and academic life.
- Provide information about colleges and universities and what is required to get in.
- Advise students on their personal problems and how to deal with them.

Contract Type


Expected candidates from countries/areas like

UK., US., Australia

Specific Teaching/Career Certificates Required

Education degree or relevant teaching license

Specific Benefts

- Competitive salary
- Contract end bonus
- Contract renew bonus
- House allowance
- Flight allowance
- Children free tuition
- Global insurance
- Training allowance
- Visa allowance
- Free working day lunch