Organisation: Nottingham City Council
Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37
Salary: Teacher MPS and TLR2b
NPPV Required: No
Appointment Type: Permanent
Location: Woolsthorpe Depot, 1 Woolsthorpe Close, Nottingham, nottinghamshire, NG8 3BP
Closing date: 10 July 2020 at midnight
We’ve got an exciting opportunity available for talented individuals to join our workforce - perhaps this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out more…
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities.
We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.
Nottingham City Council are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Vulnerable Adults and we expect all workers to share in this commitment.
We are also open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
Are you a qualified teacher with experience with young children with a range of SEND (including children with PMLD) who is looking for a new challenge?
Do you have high expectations and are you committed to improving outcomes for some of the most significant children with SEND in Nottingham City? Do you have the flexibility to work across a range of schools and Early Years settings?
Would you welcome the opportunity to be working within a successful, well-established Early Years SEND team, developing new strategies, delivering training to schools and Early Years settings and working strategically within the LA to improve outcomes for young children with SEND, especially young children with the most significant needs?
Are you interested in supporting EY SEND workers with case allocation and case supervision?
Are you committed to continual professional development and exploring innovative ways of working?
The EY SEND Team is a team of dedicated practitioners who work with young children with SEND and their families using Portage principles. We aim to support the development of young children's play, communication and relationships within the family and within the wider community. We also support the transition of young children with SEND into Early Years settings. The EY SEND Teacher role is a newly created role that will complement the role of the EY SEND workers and offer further support to EY settings in meeting the needs of young children with significant SEND.
We are looking to appoint for Spring Term 2021, a highly motivated and experienced teacher who can work in partnership with settings, schools and families to promote the inclusion of young children with SEND.
• Teaching degree or equivalent
• Substantial teaching experience
• Experience of children and young people with SEND (including children with PMLD)
• Understanding of principles of inclusive education in relation to young children with SEND, especially those with the most significant needs
• Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
Nottingham City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.