Teacher (Social, Emotional and Mental Health Support Team - SEMH)
Full Time | Fixed Term Contract | New Parks House | Closing date: 26th April 2019
The SEMH Team is part of the SEND Support Service and is located at New Parks House. This is a peripatetic team and a SEMH Teacher will work across the city; therefore your own means of transport would be advisable.
A SEMH Teacher provides support to a range of city schools. This involves assessment, advice and direct work with pupils who have SEMH needs and associated behavioural issues. All teachers in the team also provide training related to SEMH and behaviour management in schools and centrally.
- Implement the City Council’s policies for SEND.
- Represent the E&CS Department in work with parents, schools, statutory and voluntary organisations.
- Promote awareness of the needs of children with special educational needs, particularly children with social, emotional and mental health needs.
- Promote the successful integration/inclusion of children with special educational needs into mainstream settings wherever appropriate particularly those with SEMH.
- Contribute to the overall development of the SEND Service in general and the Social Emotional Mental Health Team in particular.
Requirements of the post:
- Significant experience in SEN including experience with pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs and the associated behavioural problems.
- Experience of successful teaching in mainstream and/or special schools.
- Experience and ability to work with schools across all primary phases.
- Knowledge of recent legislation and good practice in SEND.
- An informed understanding of the key issues, local and national in SEND and SEMH.
The salary for this post is up to UPS3 £39,406 + TLR2a £4,058 per annum.
This post is to be worked full time – 32.5 hours per week and term time – 39 weeks per year. The post is a secondment or fixed term until 3rd April 2020.
The successful candidate must be available to start in August/September 2019 to coincide with the start of the school year.
If you are applying for the role as a secondment opportunity, please ensure that you obtain your line managers approval.
For an informal conversation please contact Sophie Maltby O116 454 4650.
Closing date: 26th April 2019
Planned Interview Date: 7th May 2019
SEND Support Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.