SEND Deputy Manager
Salary range: £44,691- £47,541 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
An excellent opportunity!
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We have recently completed a restructure of the Special Educational Needs Assessment Service, this is an exciting time to join a busy, committed and motivated team. The role involves day to day management of staff within the team, ensuring that the statutory functions of the local authority are of a high standard delivered on time and of the highest standard of customer care.
A superb communicator at all levels, with excellent organisational skills and a high level of literacy and good knowledge of IT systems such Synergy, and Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). The person should have experience of analysing and interpreting performance data, trends and comparative benchmarking information. Experience of working within a local authority or as a teacher within an educational setting.
Our ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to a high standard , whilst working to tight deadlines to ensure service delivery is met.
Closing Date: 22 January 2019 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.