This job expired on 13 October 2023

  • Start date details

    Jan 2024

  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available


Special Needs

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale / UPR + Minimum SEN allowance

TEACHER of Complex Communication and Autism job summary

TEACHER of Complex Communication and Autism (CCA)

available from January 2024

(MS / UPR + SEN allowance minimum; permanent)

Based at Milestone site

Are you passionate about making a difference?

Do you want to facilitate outstanding learning for children and young people who have complex needs?

Does the opportunity to plan and deliver an original, genuinely differentiated
curriculum excite you?
Do you want to feel valued as a member of our team and have your views and opinions
effect positive change and growth?

We are seeking an experienced, inspirational and creative teacher who wants to make a difference. If you, like us, are passionate about improving the life chances of our young people, then this could be the right place for you. West SILC is a very successful all age generic special school.

You will offer us:

·         Outstanding practice in relation to teaching children with complex learning difficulties (including Autism, complex speech, language and communication needs…)

·         The ability to plan and deliver highly adapted learning activities to meet the needs of our learners with complex needs. This role would be suitable for an Early Years or Primary practitioner with some SEN experience).

·         The skills to deliver highly engaging and motivating learning

·         Experience of differentiating learning of SEN children

·         Experience and knowledge communicating with learners at an early level of communication

You will:

·         Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         High expectations of pupil achievement

·         Excellent relationships with all pupils, families and staff

·         A commitment to professional development

·         Confidence, passion and enthusiasm

 We will offer you:

·         A welcoming school where the children enjoy learning, are positive and cheerful

·         An excellent opportunity to make a difference at our school

·         An inclusive school which strives to meet the needs of all children

·         A team of dedicated and committed staff and Governors

·         An experienced and supportive leadership and staff team

West SILC is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for appointment to this post. Shortlisted candidates may be subject to online checks .The details of the DBS Code of Conduct can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dbs-code-of-practice.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

We feel it is important for prospective candidates to visit to fully understand our setting.  If you would like to arrange a visit, or have any questions about the post, please contact Rachel Ritchie.   

Rachel Ritchie - rachel.ritchie@westsilc.org

0113 3862450

 Further information and application packs are available by requesting via recruitment@westsilc.org Applications to be returned to recruitment@westsilc.org

Closing Date:  Friday 13th October at 12 noon

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 16th October 















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About West Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
245 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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