Inclusion Support Practitioner - Speech Language and Communication Disorders Team
£20541.00 - £29055.00. This salary will be pro rata'd to 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum.
Incremental progression is dependent on performance.
32.5 Hours per Week
Solihull Specialist Inclusion Support Service (SISS), part of the Children and Young People's 0-25 Service, is a well-established, highly valued, local service working closely with Solihull schools and settings to support children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Inclusion Support Practitioner to join our team of SISS staff supporting pupils with Speech, Language and Communication Disorders (SLCD) based at Valley Additionally Resourced Centre (ARC).
In this fulltime role you will work under the direction of the ARC Teacher in charge, to support children within the ARC, delivering intervention programmes, supporting within mainstream lessons and supporting the children’s families to ensure pupils’ needs are met and that specialist programmes are integrated as fully as possible into their education. You will be based at Valley Junior School, working under the direction of the Teacher in Charge, but may be required to do some travelling around the borough to support the outreach team's work under the direction of the Team coordinator, when necessary.
You will be a skilled Teaching & Learning Assistant with a Level 3 qualification in child care/child development and possess substantial experience of meeting speech, language and communication needs in an educational setting. You have effective communication skills and will be committed to working collaboratively with families and other professional colleagues in the context of the SEN Code of Practice.
As part of our commitment to staff development we offer training opportunities to ensure staff maintain and update their knowledge and skills.
If you wish to discuss this post in more detail please contact Hilary Peace (Interim Team coordinator: SLCD Team) on 0121 704 6690
Closing date: 16th September 2018
Interviews will be held on 25th September 2018
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 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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