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Xaciss Cxacis

United States, CA, United States

Member since December 12, 2013

  • A lot of school jobs that will be filled by SEN teachers will involve them having to use an inclusive style of education, with some pupils having autism or being Down's syndrome children. Some pupils will struggle and find that they are not coping too well with the mainstream educational system, so they can attend a special school that is able to cater better for their needs. The options for SEN teachers can include working within Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) schools where pupils may have previously been excluded from the mainstream school system or they have extreme behavioural problems. Teachers and support staff will work to help pupils through their GCSE's in a structured and specialist environment, which can be a very rewarding job.

    Professionals looking to work in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) must have a strong personality to be able to fill the diverse range of school jobs that are available in this sector. PRU's have been established to deliver education for children that cannot attend mainstream schools for a mix of reasons. Often, they are regarded as places that teach children who have behaviour problems, but there is a wide variety of people who attend PRU's from all walks of life. For example, students may have complex medical problems, be teenagers that have fallen pregnant and cannot attend school or are young mothers. Qualified SEN teachers and support staff can also work with pupils to provide them with a source of education whilst they wait f...