Team Coordinator for the Autism Team

Expiring today

Elmwood Place, Smithswood, Solihull
£25,714 - £41,604 plus TLR 1 Scale £8291
02 Sep 2020
23 Sep 2020
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

£25714.00 - £41604.00 plus TLR
32.5 Hours per Week

Required from January 2021 (or earlier) we have an exciting opportunity for a Team Co-ordinator in the Specialist Inclusion Support Service (SISS) Autism Team.

SISS is a highly regarded service, made up of five specialist teaching teams, who work closely with Solihull’s maintained schools, academies, settings and families to support children and young people with a range of Special Educational Needs.  SISS is also part of the wider 0-25 SEND Service, working together with partner services to support the successful inclusion of children and young people with a range of SEND

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 autism. 

You will have significant experience of meeting the needs of children and young people with autism, 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.

We look forward to receiving your application.

To apply, please click the link below. If you wish to discuss the post in more detail or arrange a visit please contact Paula Thompson on 0121 704 6690 or email

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Interview date: Thursday 1st October 2020

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.

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