Specialist Teacher

Birmingham, West Midlands
Main/ Upper Pay Scale + up to full SEN Allowance
21 Sep 2020
05 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full time

Fixed Term Contract until 31.12.2022

Required from January 2021 (or earlier) we are looking to appoint 4 outstanding and experienced Specialist Teachers to join the Communication and Autism Team (CAT). The full-time posts are fixed term for 2 years.

This exciting opportunity will be to join a well-established team supporting children and young people with communication and autism needs between the ages of 5-25 in special & mainstream schools across the city. 

CAT are the West Midlands Autism Education Trust training hub and, as such, delivering training is an essential part of the role. We work closely with families and partner agencies to support children and young people with autism to achieve their potential in schools and colleges, both academically and socially, ensuring their opportunities are as broad as possible on transition to adulthood. We are committed to understanding autism as difference rather than deficit.

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

If you wish to discuss the in more detail please contact Sarah.j.Scarr@birmingham.gov.uk or Michelle.L.Davies@birmingham.gov.uk

Ref: BCC001654

Birmingham City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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

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

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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