Preventing Primary Exclusions Officer

Sandwell, West Midlands
£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
20 Oct 2020
02 Nov 2020
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This post is 32.5 hours, term-time (£24,982 - £29,577 per annum) pro rota + SEN allowance.

This skilled and experienced team forms part of the LA’s initiative to improve outcomes for children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties and reduce exclusions in Primary Schools. As part of Inclusion Support, the team works with the Specialist SEMH teachers and other colleagues within this multi-professional service.

Do you have at least 5 years recent experience working with children with SEMH difficulties in the Primary phase? Are you qualified to BTEC/ NVQ Level 3, equivalent or higher in a child development or education discipline? Are you looking for your next challenge?

In this role, you will be working alongside and with school staff, providing direct support to key children and modelling best practice. You will be ‘leading by example’, confident in your ability to lead, guide, demonstrate and persuade and able to engage positively with a range of people including children their parents, school staff and professionals from other agencies.

We can offer you an extensive induction programme with on- going collaborative support, CPD and smart working technology.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to discuss this role, please do contact Lorna Bickley, SEMH Team Deputy on 0121 569 2777.

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


32.5 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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