Interim Specialist Teacher for Inclusive Practice Schools – SEND

Discipline: Other

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 07/06/2020

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 - 12 months

Salary: £200 - £300 per day


A County Council are currently looking to recruit an Interim Specialist Teacher for Inclusive Practice Schools – SEND


  • To work as part of a targeted teaching service for defined and vulnerable children and young people and for schools, that identifies and meets individual and organisational need and supports statutory duties for provision and achievement.
  • To provide practical support, guidance and consultancy advice to schools to support the inclusion and achievement of children with behavioral difficulties.
  • To maximise the efficient and effective use of resources to promote long-term self-reliance, and to enable inclusion within local services, schools and communities.

Main Duties

  • To carry out duties with due regard to all relevant corporate policies and procedures
  • To spend a specified time each week in direct support to schools, pupils and
  • To deliver the requirements of a service level agreement
  • To identify and assess the special educational needs of pupils
  • To manage and/or support specialist team assistants
  • To develop and deliver learning, language and social, emotional, health interventions through advice and the modelling of appropriate techniques and approaches
  • To facilitate the development and / or use of appropriate curriculum materials and resources, including ICT
  • To deliver appropriate In-Service training
  • To support schools in the development of effective policy documents
  • To develop strategic links with other professionals in order ensure that statutory requirements with regard to safeguarding children are met
  • To promote active links with parents and carers
  • To work with schools to ensure that a structured evaluation process of strategic intervention is implemented
  • To implement an agreed scheme of quality assurance in line with the Quality Standards for teachers
  • To keep accurate records in accordance with LA requirements
  • To undertake any other duties as required by the Senior Area Specialist Teacher


  • The nature of general and specific learning and language difficulties and their impact on social, emotional, cognitive and behavioral development
  • An understanding of social, emotional and mental health difficulties and their impact on behavior and
  • Detailed and contemporary knowledge of the statutory framework for education, particularly in relation to SEND
  • The implementation and evaluation of supportive interventions for SEND
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • The ability to communicate effectively with pupils, parents/carers and a range of professional colleagues
  • The ability to use and evaluate a variety of observation and assessment tools
  • The ability to make and implement difficult and challenging decisions in a consensual manner
  • To be JCT literate
  • To have a flexible and adaptable approach
  • The ability to prioritise and plan to make effective and efficient use of time and resources


  • Knowledge of national and local initiatives in relation to SEND
  • Knowledge of leading and supporting team development

This role will be remote working  remote working for the forseable due to COVID-1

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33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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