Senior SEND Quality Assurance Officer

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 27/11/2023 23:59
£39,186 - £42,403
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Dryden Centre
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27 Nov
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Education, Schools and Inclusion

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Service (SEND) 

Senior SEND Quality Assurance Officer - Permanent

This new post has been created within the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Service.  The post is based at the Gateshead Civic Centre.


The SEND Service supports the assessment, quality assurance, monitoring and review of children with special educational needs and disabilities.


You will be responsible as a Senior SEND Quality Assurance Officer for quality assurance and collaborating and liaising across Health, Social Care, Education and a wide range of service providers and the voluntary sector.


Provide an exemplar of practice, observing and developing colleagues and raising standards through effective planning and quality assurance processes. You will line manage the SEND Involvement Officer to promote the participation and engagement of children, young people and parent/ carers ensuring that co-production is at the heart of your practice and your team through communicating effectively with parents/carers and/or the young person and partners to ensure they are kept involved and informed at all times. 


It is essential you have experience and knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice and relevant legislation, thorough knowledge of the Ofsted local area SEND inspection framework.  Also, effective use of specialist ICT packages including project and business management tools and strategies,  You should be able to analyse performance data and interpret it to support service improvement together with experience of Staff Management and a high level of interpersonal and initiative skills.


You should have Qualified Teacher Status and a degree in a relevant subject.
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This job is closed for applications.