Inclusion Support Practitioner - Autism Team
32.5 Hours per Week
Required during Autumn Term 2021
Solihull Specialist Inclusion Support Service (SISS) is a well-established, high quality and valued Service working closely with Solihull's maintained schools, academies and settings to support children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Inclusion Support Practitioner to join our highly respected Autism Team. The Autism team is one of five teams that forms the SISS Service, which is part of Solihull’s SEND 0-25 Service.
In this role you will be allocated a number of pupils across all phases, many of whom will have an Education and Health Care Plan, you will support the school to implement strategies and approaches for the children on your caseload to support their inclusion within mainstream schools. This will involve modelling appropriate techniques to school staff, advising on strategies and supporting the school to implement guidance given by an Advisory Teacher.
You will be an outstanding practitioner with a Level 3 qualification in child care/child development. You will have substantial experience at meeting the needs of children and young people with autism and possess extensive knowledge and understanding of the implications of autism for an individual.
You will have effective and confident communication skills, able to work collaboratively and develop successful relationships with schools, pupils, families and other professionals.
You will be expected to travel around the Borough of Solihull supporting the children on your caseload.
This is a challenging role and you will be joining a dedicated and committed team. You will find that we are an exceptionally supportive service, offering training and development opportunities and working with us is both enjoyable and rewarding.
We look forward to receiving your application.
For further information and to apply please click the link below. If you have any specific questions regarding this post please contact Emma Cox, Team Coordinator SISS on 0121 704 6690 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 1 November 2021
Interviews: Wednesday 10 November 2021
Please note we do not accept CVs.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Children.
Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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