Team Coordinator for the Sensory and Physical Impairment Team

Elmwood Place, Smithswood, Solihull
£22,917 - £38,633 plus TLR Scale £7699 - £13,027
30 Aug 2018
20 Sep 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

£22917.00 - £38633.00 plus TLR £7699 to £13,027 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

Required from January 2019 we have an opportunity for a Team Co-ordinator (Sensory and Physical Impairment Team).

Solihull Specialist Inclusion Support Service (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.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, experienced teacher and manager to lead and manage a highly respected team of advisory teachers and support staff. The Team are responsible for providing specialist support, advice and training to settings, schools and parents in relation to children and young people with a visual, hearing, multi-sensory or physical impairment.

You will have significant experience of meeting the needs of children and young people with a sensory impairment or physical disability, as well as extensive knowledge and understanding of the impact for an individual. As a dynamic leader and manager you will be able to coordinate and lead a dedicated team.  You will also have relevant experience and skills for developing successful relationships with schools, settings, as well as parents, children and other professionals and have worked successfully as part of a team, including multidisciplinary teams.

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.


We look forward to receiving your application.

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail or arrange a visit please contact Paula Thompson on 0121 704 6690 /

Closing date: Thursday, 18th September 2018

Interview date: Friday, 28th September 2018

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for regulated activity with children and adults.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Supporting documents
Job description and person specification

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