SEND Services Team Manager
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Closed for applications on 22/06/2018 12:00
Access and Inclusion, SEND Services, Town Hall & Civic Offices
SEND SERVICES TEAM MANAGER
(ACCESS AND INCLUSION, SEND SERVICES, TOWN HALL & CIVIC OFFICES)
The successful candidate for the above post will lead and manage SEND Services and will work closely with the Service Manager, SEND, Access and Inclusion and with SEND officers and support staff towards the objectives of the team, of the Learning and Early Help Service and of the wider strategic group.
Previous experience of working with children and young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families will be essential, as will a good working knowledge of current SEND-related legislation and the SEND Code of Practice. A key task will be to ensure that the Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment and planning process runs efficiently and that statutory deadlines are met.
The post-holder will need to be able to work under pressure in a busy office environment, to delegate where appropriate, to advise and support colleagues and to identify priorities when faced with competing demands.
Interviews for this post will take place on 4 July 2018.
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
To find out more about this role and to apply please visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.
This job is closed for applications.