Specialist Teacher For Children and Young People with Complex Communication and Interaction Needs, Kirklees

Closing date:New this week

Kirklees CouncilKirklees
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Kirklees LA has a strong commitment to continuing to provide excellent services to support its most vulnerable members of what is a very diverse community, and places high value on the support to children and young people, families and schools from its specialist teaching teams.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our specialist provision team supporting mainstream schools across Kirklees to meet the needs of children and young people with complex communication and interaction needs, particularly in relation to social communication including ASC.

We require an exceptional and enthusiastic individual willing to work in a flexible manner across our mainstream schools and specialist mainstream settings. You will be a key part of a large team of creative and dynamic teachers and support staff working with schools to deliver outstanding support to improve outcomes for children with complex communication and interaction needs.

We are interested in hearing from teachers who:

  • are person centred and keep children and families at the heart of their work
  • have a passion for children’s learning
  • have an outstanding track record in ensuring children succeed
  • have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • are highly organised
  • thrive on challenge
  • believe passionately in inclusion
  • are creative, flexible and adaptable
  • have excellent interpersonal skills who can lead and inspire
  • can work effectively with other agencies
  • are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people
  • have additional qualifications and/or expertise in teaching children with ASC or are willing to work towards these qualifications


To apply for this job please go to our website - https://jobs.kirklees.gov.uk/school-teaching-children-and-families-specialist-teacher-for-children-and-young-people-with-complex-communication-and-interaction-needs/23424.job

Closing date for applications is Wednesday the 12th of December 2018.
Interviews will be held on Monday the 17th of December 2018.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

If this is you and you are interested in finding out more information about this post  please contact us on 01924 483744 or e-mail Dewsburypsychology@kirklees.gov.uk and one of our Lead teachers (Esther Marper or Mike Black)  will be happy to respond.
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