• Location: Carmarthenshire,
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary: £49,878 - £52,805
  • Language: Welsh
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Advisory Teacher for Speech, Language and Communication

Carmarthenshire County Council

Salary: £49,878 - £52,805

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About the vacancy

Vacancy ID: 262

Organisation: Carmarthenshire County Council

Section: Inclusion Support

Number of vacancies: 1

Contract type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Carmarthenshire

Grade: Soulbury 8-10

Salary: £49,878 - £52,805

Hourly Rate : £25.85- £27.37

Contract Hours 37

Soulbury SPA Points: 3

Come and join our team
Carmarthenshire County Council is a high performing, vibrant and forward-thinking local authority that is constantly seeking to improve and is committed to maintaining its excellent reputation for delivering first class services. We are now looking to appoint an Advisory Teacher for Speech Language and Communication to assist the ALN Managers to Monitor and challenge schools to maximise the use of ALN funding using data to support pupils with speech, language and communication needs. The post holder will contribute to training school staff to build capacity to meet the needs of all SLCN pupils, to embed person centred planning, develop Individual Development Plans and use provision mapping and pupil progress tracking tools.

The post holder will assist the ALN managers with strategic developments, ALN processes and the Inclusion Panel.

The Additional Learning Needs team offers a fantastic opportunity to join a Council that is looking to be innovative in how they deliver services. We are looking for a modern, inspirational, and inclusive manager with the relevant experience, enthusiasm, energy, drive, and commitment.. You will lead a small team of dedicated support staff supporting the needs of children and young people who have SLCN Difficulties and will work closely with colleagues within the wider Additional Learning Needs Team in promoting achievement and wellbeing.

You will need to be able to travel within the Local Authority area.

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Elinor Williams / Rebecca Williams (ALN Manager), at Carmarthenshire County Council on 01267 246455 / /

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Expected date of interview: 1 September 2024

DBS level: An Enhanced with Barred List Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this job. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or adults at risk

Welsh language level - Verbal: Level 4 - You will need to be able to communicate effectively in Welsh. Reasonable support can be provided on appointment to reach this level

Closing Date: 28/07/2024, 23:55

The Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement with the option of purchasing addition annual leave
  • Access to staff health and wellbeing support
  • Personal development and career progression
  • Staff discount schemes and other benefits e.g., cycle-to-work scheme
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies

Additional Information

We are committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding, and protecting those we care for and serve. We make sure all our staff are vetted, selected, trained, and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective, and compassionate care.

Please note, we have a legal obligation to consider employees for suitable alternative employment if their posts are at risk; prior consideration will be given to existing employees who meet the essential criteria and are registered on our redeployment pool.

Eligibility: You will be asked about your nationality and if you are legally allowed to work in the United Kingdom. This is to find out if you are eligible to apply for this vacancy. This is a requirement for working within the Council or partner organisations: P lease Note: If you do not meet the eligibility criteria your application will not progress. If it becomes clear at a later stage in the process that you are not eligible to apply, your application may be withdrawn, or the offer retracted.

How to Apply: All applications for this vacancy must be made using our online application system. If you have an impairment which prevents you from applying online, please email: or contact 01267 234567 and ask for 'Recruitment' to discuss alternative arrangements to support you in the process.

Please see the 'How we Recruit' guidance on the Careers Page for more information on the recruitment process.