SEND & Inclusion Senior Specialist Support Worker

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/03/2020 23:59
£25,295 - £28,785 pro-rata
Hours per week:
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Employment Location:
Spennymoor, however you may be required to work at any DCC council office.
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Closing date:
1 Mar
Further Information

SEND & Inclusion Senior Specialist Support Worker

Full time, 37hpw term time permanent plus 2 weeks required from Easter 2020

The Communication and Interaction team is looking for a creative and enthusiastic colleague with good interpersonal and communication skills to join the team. You would be joining a highly valued team that provides a wide range of support, development and intervention programmes within schools, working closely with our colleagues in the SEND and Inclusion Service. We are based at the Education Development Centre in Spennymoor.

You will need to be an experienced teaching assistant or speech and language assistant and have considerable experience of working in schools or other settings with children who have speech, language and communication difficulties. You may also have experience of supporting children with social communication difficulties. The role will involve delivering support and intervention to children within their own school settings, either one to one or in small groups as well as supporting the development of school-based TAs and project work within the team.

We offer an induction package and supervision as well as peer support and we are committed to providing opportunities for professional development.

Own transport or means of mobility is essential as you will be required to travel around the Local Authority.

Required qualifications and experience:

• A relevant qualification such as: NNEB (Cache Level 3); BTEC Diploma in Caring Services; NVQ Level 3 in Child Care and Education/Early Years Care and Education; NVQ Level 3 in Supporting Children and Young People’s speech, language and communication
• Considerable experience of working with/supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication difficulties
• Considerable experience of delivering Speech and Language Therapy Programmes and/or social communication support programmes
• Your own transport arrangements to enable you to travel distances between schools

For further information please contact Liz Mulholland, Communication and Interaction Team Leader on 03000 263333 or email elizabeth.mulholland@durham.gov.uk

It is expected that interviews will take place week commencing 9th March.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
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This job is closed for applications.