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Specialist Teacher For Communication And Interaction - Part-time - Special Needs Position

St Nicholas' School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-7063-66T
  • Posted:08/02/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS plus SEN
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:15/03/2019 at 22:00
  • Interviews:25.03.19


Specialist Teacher for Communication and Interaction.


We are looking to appoint a Specialist Teacher for SEN and Disability (SEND) specialising in Communication and Interaction to join an enthusiastic, dedicated team supporting high quality teaching and learning for children and young people in Canterbury. The Specialist Teaching and Learning Service for the Canterbury District is managed by St Nicholas School.


The successful candidate will have QTS, exemplary classroom skills and have , or be willing to undertake, an advanced qualification in Autism or SLCN.   As a specialist teacher for communication and interaction you will provide high quality, highly specialist information, intervention and support for children with SEND and therefore require an excellent track record of supporting children and young people with a range of communication and interaction SLCN needs.  You will be able to demonstrate evidence of recent continuous professional development and how this may be applied within this specialist area.


The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to demonstrate successful sustained experience of working collaboratively with parents/carers, teaching and non-teaching staff including SENCOs and/or members of the Management teams as well as other professionals through integrated working.  The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team and be able to work independently.


You will be based at St Nicholas School, Canterbury and must be able to travel across the whole of Canterbury district and on occasion to other parts of Kent to meet requirements of the role.


Applicants should describe in their application how they meet the criteria of the person specification

and also their availability.

Information about the school

St Nicholas School is an SEN school with 267 pupils on role aged 4-19 years. We are a friendly and caring school situated in the historic city of Canterbury. St Nicholas operates on a number of sites and works closely with partner schools and Canterbury College to provide a wide range of opportunities for all its pupils. St Nicholas is also the base for the Outreach team of teachers who support children with special needs in mainstream schools.

The staff are professional, enthusiastic, dedicated and strive to provide all pupils with the best possible education.

St Nicholas works closely with parents and carers to ensure the needs of all pupils are met. Pupils at St Nicholas achieve well and make good progress. We have some excellent specialist resources and facilities and we are very proud of our school community.

Job Contact Information


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.