SEMH Advisory Teacher

Brent Council
Brent, London Borough
£43,616 - £47,298 p.a. inc. plus TLR 2 (pro-rata)
03 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Salary range: £43,616 - £47,298 p.a. inc. plus TLR 2 (pro-rata)

Contract: Fixed term for 12 Months

Hours of work: 21.6 hours per week (3 days)

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

Improving settings in Brent ...

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

As an Inclusion Support Team Advisory Teacher you will be a member of the Inclusion Support Team.

As an advisory teacher you will support schools in meeting the requirements of the DfE Special Educational Needs Code of Practice, deliver specialist intervention strategies to children and young people with SEMH within their school and assist schools and parents in supporting and facilitating the successful inclusion of children with a wide range of emotional and behavioural needs. In this role you will support schools in raising the achievement of children and young people with SEMH and through school liaison meetings, identify and respond to the learning needs and requests of schools and other agencies.

In addition, the role will require you to provide teaching interventions to children and young people, which may include whole, group or individual interventions. You will be required to hold extensive knowledge and skills within the SEN Specialist Standards and in particular, the extension standards for SEMH. You will also contribute to the Service training programme for teachers and other school staff and other agencies in relation to the needs of children and young people with SEMH.

The Person

We are seeking a highly motivated, inspirational individual who is passionate about improving the life chances of pupils with SEMH. You will understand the many factors that contribute to positive outcomes in this area, and be able to work effectively within school settings to support teaching staff as well as deliver direct interventions.

You will have experience as a successful teacher in a culturally diverse setting or school. In addition, you will have recent experience of undertaking leadership responsibilities, collaborating with a range of multi-agency professionals and supporting others to develop their skills and knowledge.

You will be able to make sound judgements on the basis of evidence, identify key issues accurately and understand indicators of performance. You will be able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.

For further information please contact Natasha Austin, Inclusion Support Team Manager 0208 937 2219

Closing Date: 16 September 2018 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: tbc

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Enhanced and barred (children)' DBS Disclosure.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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