Ref 220003UP
No of Posts 2
Salary £38690 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From ASAP 
Closing Date 04/10/2022
Inclusion Specialist Teaching Non-Sensory, PRESTON
| Salary £38,690-£41,604 Per annum | Permanent, 1 Full Time & 1 Part Time | Inclusion Specialist Teaching Non-Sensory |

Lancashire County Council is seeking to appoint a part time 0.6 FTE and full time 1.0FTE Specialist Teachers to join the Specialist Teaching Service Primary+ Team.

The Specialist Teaching Service sits within the Inclusion Service and is made up of specialist teaching teams including Early Years, QToD, QTVI, Sensory and Primary+ Team.

The Primary+ Team is a specialist peripatetic teaching service that supports schools and settings within Lancashire in meeting the needs of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

The successful candidate will be a qualified teacher with a SEND qualification and a further Level 7 qualification is desirable. You should be able to demonstrate your significant experience of working with young people with Specials Educational Needs and Disabilities. The candidate will need skills and confidence to work in partnership with schools, parents and other agencies to help young people learn and achieve. This role involves working in various settings across Lancashire predominantly with children KS1 - KS2 and KS3 - 4 and occasionally Post16.

We want a teacher who can: -

  • Deliver specialist advice and support to children and young people, their families, schools, and other providers across the county
  • Provide advice to the Local Authority to assist it in carrying out its statutory duties for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND)
  • Complete assessments and information gathering relevant to CYP with SEND
  • Provide engaging and inspiring learning opportunities
  • Provide SEND support that connects with a young person
  • Model and develop strategies, routines and resources to support children and staff
  • Write intervention/ support plans for young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities
  • Work with agencies, parents and carers
  • Monitor progress and use data to show impact
  • Share professional advice in everyday practice
  • Advise and support on the ‘assess, plan, do, review’ model and identify appropriate next steps

    The Primary+ Team has amazing and happy staff who are supportive, knowledgeable, kind and want to make a real difference. It is a fantastic time to join the team!

    This position is county wide, based in Preston, with hybrid working and touchdown centres across Lancashire.

    Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

    We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

    We look forward to receiving your application

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
  • For an informal discussion please contact:

    If you have further questions then please contact Samantha Hartley, Specialist Teaching Service Manager, Primary+ Team via email, Samantha.hartley@lancashire.gov.uk

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please click here to apply for this vacancy.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.