Vacancy Summary

Social Communication Interaction & Learning (SCIL) Team
Specialist Practitioner

S01:  £14.38 - £15.33 per hour  FTE Annual Salary £27,741 - £29,577 pa (Pro-rata for part-time & TTO)

30 hours per week and 24 hours per week, Term Time Only (39 weeks per year) Permanent

Based at Margaret McMillan Tower, Bradford, BD1 1NN
Start Date: 1st September 2021

Vacancy Information

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.

We are looking to appoint two experienced and knowledgeable Specialist Practitioners who are passionate about making a difference to the learning opportunities for young children with SEND across the Bradford district.

You will join a dedicated team to provide assessment, advice, support, modelling and training for children and young people with SEND and settings and schools. Experience of working with children and young people with SEND (in particular Social, Emotional and Mental Health, Cognition and Learning or Communication and Interaction needs) and families, schools and settings is essential.

If you would like an informal discussion about any of these posts then please contact Lucy Stead, Service Manager SCIL Team, Specialist Teaching & Support Services, email: or Kath Tate, Specialist Officer Team Leader, email:

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Closing Date: Sunday 13th June 2021

Shortlisting: Monday 14th June and interviews Thursday 17th and Friday 18th June 2021

An enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the post

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