Specialist Teacher - Autism Team

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Elmwood Place, Smithswood, Solihull
£25,714 - £41,604 pro rata per annum plus SEN range £2270 - £4479
13 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
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0.7fte Specialist Teacher to work with the SISS Autism Team

Teacher's Scale MPS/UPS plus SEN allowance (£2270 to £4479 depending on qualifications and experience). 

22.75 Hours per Week

Required from January 2023 or earlier, we are looking to appoint an outstanding and experienced Specialist Teacher, on a part-time time basis, to join the Specialist Inclusion Support Service (SISS) Autism Team and work with pupils with autism.

SISS is a high quality, highly valued local service working closely with Solihull’s maintained schools, academies and settings to support children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs.

It will be your role to support the educational development of children on your caseload and their inclusion within mainstream schools.  This will involve a variety of working scenarios including;

  • planning with schools their priorities and needs for provision and individuals,
  • overseeing interventions delivered by an Inclusion Support Practitioner and monitoring impact, and
  • supporting the development of whole school approaches to Autism and delivering training.  We are an affiliated training hub for the Autism Education Trust and the AET framework underpins the majority of the support we provide to schools.

You will have substantial experience of meeting the needs of Autistic children and young people and have an extensive knowledge and understanding of the implications of Autism for an individual.  You will also have relevant experience of working with parents and other professionals and to have worked successfully as part of a team, including multidisciplinary teams. 

Positive communication skills are essential to ensure you can develop successful relationships with schools.

You will be expected to travel around the borough of Solihull supporting the children on your caseload. 

You will find that we are an exceptionally supportive service to work for and working with us is both enjoyable and rewarding. 

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details

To apply, please click on the link below.  If you wish to discuss the post in more detail or arrange a visit please contact Emma Cox, Autism Team Coordinator on 0121 704 6690 or email emma.cox@solihull.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date: 4th July 2022

Interview date: 12th July 2022. 

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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Job description and person specification

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