Vacancy Summary

Department of Children’s Services

Education and Learning – Specialist Teaching & Support Service (STaSS)

Social Communication Interaction & Learning (SCIL) Team

Early Years Specialist Teacher

Salary: MPS/UPS + SEN allowance 

Full Time (Term Time 39 Weeks per year)

Temporary for 1 year; School Teachers Pay and Conditions.

Based at Margaret McMillan Tower, Bradford, BD1 1NN

Start Date: September 2022

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 an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled Early Years Specialist Teacher who is passionate about making a difference to the learning opportunities for young children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) across the Bradford District.

Working with schools, settings and families, you will join a dedicated team to provide assessment, advice and strategies for children with SEND in the Early Years. You will also work with senior leaders in schools to build capacity by enhancing quality first teaching and reasonable adjustments/provision for all children.

Experience in SEND and the ability to enhance teaching practice in mainstream 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 Sarah Gates, Team Lead for Early Years,  email:

To apply, go to:

The post will require you to have a full, valid driving licence.

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

 Closing Date for applications: Sunday 15th May 2022

Shortlisting: w/c 16th May 2022 

Interviews: w/c 23rd May 2022

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