Luminate Education Group

PMLD Teacher - Positive Behaviour and Support (LCC3469)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£27,150 to £29,663 per annum
22 Jul 2022
11 Aug 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time


As a behavioural special educational need and disability (SEND ) teacher you'll work with young adults aged 16-25 years who need extra support, or require an advanced programme of learning, in order to engage in education and reach their full educational potential. This teacher is required to lead on the behavioural strand. You may work with individuals who have specific challenges around behaviours and those with physical disabilities, sensory impairments (i.e. hearing or visual), speech and language difficulties, learning difficulties such as dyslexia, conditions such as autism, social, emotional and mental health needs, or have a combination of these difficulties.

A key aspect of working in this field is identifying individual needs around behaviours and being responsible for creating a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment. Our ethos is around increasing communication to enable our students to have the right environment to engage. At the Vine, we constantly strive to create a calm environment that minimises the risk of incidents arising that might require tactile intervention. Prevention of challenging behaviour and the following primary prevention strategies should be implemented.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering lessons around preparation for adulthood and living skills. You will be supported by a well-established and encouraging curriculum team and a group that offers fantastic progression.


  • Teach either individuals or small groups of pupils within, or outside, the class prepare lessons and resources develop and adapt conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils specifically for those students with behavioural challenges.
  • Use special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning collaborate with the curriculum leader to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to engagement.
  • Liaise with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and educational psychologists and work closely with parents and guardians.
  • Organise learning outside the classroom in activities such as community visits, and learning to support positive destinations.
  • Carry out administrative tasks, including updating and maintaining records of student progress.
  • Be the Lead on behaviour to support the strand.


  • Be a qualified Send Teacher or working towards.
  • Have experience with children/ young with SEND/SEMH needs.
  • Have a background in PHSE (desired but not necessary).
  • Believe that all young people can make outstanding progress
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Have excellent behaviour management skills and experience in supporting SEND students.
  • Have recent experience in a similar setting.
  • Have team teach training


For more information about the role please contact:

Clair Armstrong


About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.