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Welcome to our career advice hub. Whether you’re a teacher, teaching assistant, or support staff, our resources are designed to help you thrive in the special educational needs (SEN) sector. Here, you’ll find tips on crafting standout CVs, acing interviews, and advancing your career in SEN education. Our goal is to support your professional journey, ensuring you have the tools and knowledge to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with special needs.

Career resources for SEN teachers


SEN Teacher Job Description


Teaching in an SEN setting is a rewarding career. Special educational needs (SEN) teachers work with children who need additional support or who require an advanced learning programme to reach their full potential in the classroom. Learn more about the role of an SEN teacher.


SEN Teacher Interview Preparation and Common Questions


Preparing for an interview as a special educational needs (SEN) teacher is a crucial step towards securing your dream role in the field of special education. This guide will equip you with the skills to ace your next interview.


CV Writing Guide for SEN Teachers: Tips and Examples


Are you a qualified SEN teacher looking for your next rewarding teaching position? To help you land an interview, the first step is to create an impressive CV that summarises your qualifications, experience and skills.

Career resources for SEN support staff


Behaviour Support Worker Job Description


Behaviour support workers (BSW), also known as behaviour support assistants, play a critical role in the classroom. This article delves into the duties, knowledge, skills, and qualifications essential for aspiring behaviour support workers.


SEN Teaching Assistant Job Description


As an SEN teaching assistant, you will work with children aged from 5 to 18 years. Read this article for a comprehensive overview of the core roles and responsibilities as an SEN TA as well as what qualifications and education is required for the role.


Learning Support Assistant Job Description


A learning support assistant, commonly referred to as an LSA, works alongside teachers to support students’ learning and development in schools. In this guide, we delve deeper into the job description of a learning support assistant.


PMLD Support Worker Job Description


Are you looking to start your career within SEN education and interested in what it takes to be a successful PMLD support worker? This article delves into the responsibilities, essential skills and required qualifications for the role.