Inclusion and Psychology Lead

Location
England, Essex, Colchester
Salary
£57209 - £63323 per annum
Posted
01 Mar 2021
Closes
29 Mar 2021
Ref
req535
Job role
Operative
Contract Type
Full time

Inclusion and Psychology Lead

Permanent, Full Time

Soulbury B 7-9 + 3 SPA

Essex Educational Psychology Service (EPS)

Improving lives: using psychology to create positive change

This is an exciting time to join Essex Educational Psychology Service (EPS). A new role of SEND Inclusion and Psychology Lead has been established in each quadrant following our redesign. They will work collaboratively across the leadership team to strategically plan and drive forward the SEND vision for Essex. They will lead and manage the SEND Inclusion team made up of EPs, Inclusion Partners and Assistant EPs to effectively support individual and clusters of schools, settings and colleges to be inclusive for children with SEND.

This role includes all aspects of managing a team of EPs within the area and holding countywide responsibilities for service-related development.
    a £4000 Welcome Payment (pro-rated)an annual two-day Projects and Research conference for the service to share their innovations and hear from national speakers;8 Service days and individual additional CPD days;many employee benefits through Essex Extrasa lease car scheme;HCPC fees paid;a generous relocation package of up to £8000;a generous policy on SPA points;
Required Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have a Doctorate or Master's degree in Educational Psychology and eligibility for chartered status within the British Psychological Society. A minimum of 2 years experience working as an Educational Psychologist is essential.

The role requires substantial experience as an Educational Psychologist working in a local authority context, detailed knowledge of effective research-informed interventions, and excellent leadership skills.