Specialist Teacher of Children with a Multi-Sensory Impairment

Elmwood Place
£22,917 - £38,633 pro rata + SEN £2,106 - £4,158
05 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern

£22917.00 - £38633.00 pro rata p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

16.25 Hours per Week

Required from January 2019, we require a part-time 0.5fte Specialist Teacher to work with the SISS Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) Team, which is part of our Sensory and Physical Impairment (SPI) Team

Solihull Specialist Inclusion Support Service (SISS) is a high quality and 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 to join our highly respected SPI Team, where you will be allocated a caseload of children with a range of needs.  You will support the educational development of the children on your caseload and their inclusion within mainstream schools and settings.  This will involve a variety of working scenarios including; working with parents within the home, individual work, small group interventions, supporting the development of whole school/setting approaches and delivering training. 

As a qualified teacher you will have substantial experience of meeting the needs of children and young people with a multi-sensory impairment and will have an extensive knowledge and understanding of the implications of a multi-sensory impairment for an individual.  You will have experience of multi-disciplinary working and have confidence in advising, supporting and making sound judgements on strategies to meet the needs of children with a hearing impairment. Highly organised you will be able to demonstrate effective and positive engagement and communication skills to ensure successful relationships are built and maintained with schools and partners.

Your will be based at Elmwood Place, Smiths Wood, Solihull and you will be required to travel around the borough of Solihull supporting the schools and children on your caseload.

This is a demanding role and you will be joining a group of very committed practitioners. You will find that we are an exceptionally supportive service to work for and working with us is both enjoyable and rewarding.

Please contact the Sensory and Physical impairment Team Coordinator Suzanne Walters for an informal discussion on 0121 704 6690 or at swalters@solihull.gov.uk  

Interviews will take place on 22nd October 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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