Pupil & School Support Teacher

Location
Thornbury Centre or Oakhill Centre
Salary
Mainscale (UPS) with SEN allowance
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
31 Jan 2021
Job Ref
BCC001813
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Pupil and School Support (PSS) – 3 Advisory Teacher posts (Permanent)

 

Would you like the exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team? Are you a skilled and enthusiastic teacher who is passionate about SEN? Are you interested in using current qualifications or gaining further professional qualifications and developing your career within SEN? Pupil and School Support teachers work with nursery, primary and secondary schools supporting SENCOs and other school based staff to develop provision to meet children’s needs. We are looking to appoint teachers who are keen to improve outcomes for children with cognition and learning difficulties and support the strategic direction of SEND in the Local Authority. Birmingham City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicants.

 

 

Pupil and School Support teachers work with nursery, primary and secondary schools supporting SENCOs and other school based staff to develop provision to meet children’s needs. We are looking to appoint teachers who are keen to improve outcomes for children with cognition and learning difficulties and support the strategic direction of SEND in the Local Authority.

 

Qualified Teacher Status

Relevant teaching experience working with pupils with SEND

Willingness to undertake further accredited training unless a relevant specialist qualification is already held

 

Able to provide evidence of:

- recent experience of focused work with pupils with cognition and learning difficulties leading to inclusion

- raising the achievement of pupils with cognition and learning difficulties

- successfully impacting on SEN provision leading to higher standards of pupil achievement and greater levels of inclusion

- leadership within current role

- being able to challenge in a supportive way

- ability to prioritise, manage time effectively and get things done

- good written and oral communication skills

- able to provide evidence of working with others to improve outcomes

 

Closing Date: 31st January 2021

Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.

For informal enquires please contact: Lesley Brine (Lesley.m.brine@birmingham.gov.uk); tel: 0121 303 1793

Ref: BCC001813

 

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

 

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken

 

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non UK applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen that was already employed by BCC prior to 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.

 

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