Vacancy Summary

Department of Children’s Services

Education and Learning – Specialist Teaching and Support Services

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

Teacher in Charge – Resourced Provisions
Post Reference:  Primary 209077; Secondary 209083
Salary:   Upper Pay Range + TLR 2 + SEN allowance
Contract: Full-time and permanent; School Teachers Pay and Conditions.

Based at a Resourced Provision located within a Primary or Secondary school in the district; note flexibility is required to lead in other provisions as and when required by the service.

Start Date:  As soon as possible or Sep 2021

Vacancy Information

Bradford Council has established provisions for children and young people with SEND across Bradford District through the Local Authority led specialist resourced provisions to meet the needs of CYP with Communication and Interaction needs and Autism and Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs We are looking to expand these provisions further in 2021.

As a result, we are seeking to recruit exceptional, experienced Communication and Interaction (including Autism) and SEMH teachers to lead and to teach and support our children and young people in the resourced provisions based in primary and secondary schools across the district.

We require highly effective specialist teachers with extensive experience of teaching children and young people with Communication and Interaction Needs (including Autism) and/or SEMH who have leadership experience to lead and manage a resourced provision and the staff teams.

You should already have substantial experience of teaching CYP with these needs. We require both primary and secondary teachers and those who are able to teach across both phases of education.

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 any of these posts then please contact Jeanette Butterworth, Service Manager for LA Led Resourced Provisions on:  07814 073827 or email or Leena Claypole, BSM on 07583162351 or email

Closing Date for applications: midnight, Sunday 14th March 2021
Shortlisting: week commencing 15th March 2021
Interviews : week commencing 22nd March 2021

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for these posts.

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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