DBS3832 Early Years SENDCO (Childcare)
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£26,999 - £30,507 pa
Any location within North Tyneside
North Tyneside Early Years and School Improvement Service provides trusted challenge and highly effective support to schools and childcare settings. In North Tyneside, we aim to ensure that every young person attends a good or better school or setting in which they experience the highest quality teaching and care and achieve well over time.
Overall, young people in North Tyneside achieve above the national average in almost all key indicators as a result of a strong and improving school and childcare system built on collaboration and innovation. The Early Years and School Improvement Service actively support and facilitate such partnership working to further improve outcomes and life chances for young people.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced practitioner to fulfil the post of Early Years SENDCo to provide support to SENDCos in childcare settings across North Tyneside. This is offered as a full time, 37 hour permanent post to commence as soon as possible. This post will be based at the Langdale Centre.
The post holder will have relevant and extensive practice in Early Years and SEND within the childcare sector and have experience of leadership within this key phase. The post holder will support childcare settings and their SENDCos in order to effectively meet the needs of children. The EY SENDCo will need to have extensive knowledge and understanding of the Code of Practice and use this to enable SENDCos to effectively assess, plan, do and review. The post holder will lead both central and bespoke training for providers and childcare SENDCos. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will work closely with colleagues from both council and health services.
If you would like to discuss this post further please contact Maddy Kennedy, School Improvement Officer for Early Years on 0191 643 8540.
Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.