Adviser for Teaching and Learning

Job Roles:
Adviser, Other - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Government/Local Authority
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Current terms and conditions apply
15th Mar 2019
Start Date:
Bedford Borough Council
Job Ref:

Children’s Services,
Bedford Borough Council,
Borough Hall,
Cauldwell Street,
MK42 9AP.

Adviser for Teaching and Learning for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Secondment for one year in the first instance: current terms and conditions apply.
Post to commence September 2019 (or earlier if possible).
37 hours a week (full time).

We are seeking to appoint two inspirational leaders to be Advisers for Teaching and Learning for Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic multi-professional team and for those looking to develop their skills at a more strategic level across Bedford Borough.

The successful candidates will work as part of a team in order to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND. This will be done by supporting and challenging school leaders at all levels, analysing data and implementing strategies to improve practice and consistency of approach across the education system in Bedford Borough.

The successful applicants will be educated to degree level, have Qualified Teacher Status and be a qualified SENCo in either a primary or a secondary school. They must be able to demonstrate successful middle or senior leadership and management experience within educational settings or a local authority, and have a proven track record in analysing performance data and providing advice which has led to a rise in outcomes for children and/or young people with SEND and a closing of the achievement gap.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter which addresses the requirements of the job description and selection criteria to

For further information:
Contact Carrie Traill on 01234 276585, or Pam Heath 01234 276559

For an informal discussion please contact Carrie Traill on 01234 276585 or Ben Pearson on 01234 276884.

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019; 12 noon
Interviews will take place in the week commencing 22nd April 2019.

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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Bedford Borough Council
Tel: 01234 276585
Contact: Carrie Traill

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