Vacancy Summary

Department of Children’s Services

Education and Learning – Specialist Teaching and Support Service

Service Manager SCIL (Social, Communication, Interaction and Learning)
Post Reference:  50186049
Salary:   Soulbury 18-21 + 3 SPAs
Contract: Full-time and permanent; Soulbury terms and conditions
Based at:  Margaret McMillan Tower, Bradford, BD1 1NN
Start Date: as soon as possible

Exciting new opportunity to make a difference to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities across the Bradford District.

Vacancy Information

As part of the Specialist Teaching and Support Services which provides specialist teaching and education support to children and young people with Special Educational Needs we are looking to appoint an experienced and knowledgeable senior education leader to lead and manage a team of specialist teachers and practitioners who teach and support children and young people who have Special Educational Needs. They work in schools and with PVI settings to teach and model, support, advise and provide training. As part of our ambition to improve outcomes and opportunities for our children and young people with SEND this team has recently been restructured and has expanded so we can deliver a high quality and first rate service valued by our service users.

The candidate will be a qualified teacher and already have:

  • Extensive SEND knowledge
  • Substantial first hand experience across different areas of need
  • Quality first teaching and a minimum of 5 years leadership and management experience including delivering SEND  education services

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

If you would like an informal discussion about  this post then please contact Lynn Donohue, Strategic Manager, Specialist Teaching and Support Services,  Education and Learning on 01274 439606; mobile 07582 109 266  or email

Closing date:  Friday 25th September 2020
Shortlisting week beginning 28th September 2020
Interviews week beginning 12 October.

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for these posts and all Teacher Regulation Agency checks.

Candidates can apply online for this post. If you are registered, please follow the apply now process. If you are not registered, then please register now and follow the apply now process.

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