Language and Autism Support Teacher



Closing Date:

21 Apr 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Grade: Qualified Teacher (Upper Pay Scale)
£52,526 – £56,959 + 2SEN Allowance (£5,009)
Salary is Pro rata due to Part Time Hours
Part Time, Permanent (26 Hours per week)
Closing Date: Sunday 21st April 2024
Interview Date: Monday 29th April 2024

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth. We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the well-established, successful, and supportive Haringey Language and Autism Support Team (LAST). The peripatetic role provides advice, information & support for children, young people, families, and professionals in a range of settings to ensure that all Autistic children and young people and/or those with speech, language, and communication needs (SLCN) are sensitively supported to reach their full potential.

About the Team

We are a team of Qualified Teachers and support workers, that work in partnership with educational psychologists, speech and language therapists and other specialist teaching staff to support school staff working with Autistic students and/or those with SLCN.  Our work includes working with schools in an advisory capacity, including consultations and training. With a shared commitment to inclusion for all, we work directly with children, young people and their families and education staff in Haringey mainstream schools throughout the child/young person’s developmental and educational journey into adulthood.

About You

We are looking for a qualified teacher with significant SEND experience, with a strong drive to promote enabling environments that will support the children on your caseload. You must be an enthusiastic, motivated, and passionate professional and will need to demonstrate considerable knowledge and successful experience of working with Autistic students and/or those with SLCN as well as a knowledge of evidence-based systems that work. This job will require you to work across the age range from primary to post-16. The role requires excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and the ability to work independently as well as contributing to the wider Education Inclusion Team. The ability to be well organised and to meet deadlines is essential.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community.  This job is subject to Teachers’ Pay and Conditions.


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