We are looking for a Locality SEND Manager to join our Inclusion Team in Hambleton and Richmondshire.
Here at North Yorkshire County Council, we are passionate about promoting high aspirations and expectations for children and young people. We are looking for a Locality SEND Manager to join us as we champion the needs of children and young people with high need SEND (0-25) and their families.
You will have line management responsibility within a matrix management model for a team of teachers, specialists, practitioners and assistants delivering SEN Support interventions, advice and guidance into schools and settings in your locality area. In your role, you will co-ordinate and oversee the work of your team as they support children and young people referred to the service including children and young people with SEND, medical needs, at risk of exclusion and those that require an alternative curriculum. You will support multi-agency involvement and co-ordination of complex case work to ensure educational needs are identified and addressed. You will also be responsible for the management of a team of Officers providing professional expertise and leadership for the implementation of the Local Authority's statutory responsibilities for children and young people 0-25 years with Special Educational Needs.
To be successful you must:
- Hold a Degree level qualification in a related discipline;
- Be able to demonstrate substantial and relevant experience of working with children and young people in education with a focus on children and young people with SEND;
- Have extensive experience in children’s services, including management of cases with complex legal, professional and ethical issues including case conferences and other formal processes and proceedings, and;
- A proven track record of strategic planning skills and ability to implement and embed effectively
In return for your hard work and dedication to our service, we can offer you the chance to be part of a strong and supportive team. You will also benefit from a variety of competitive employee rewards such as local government pension scheme, retail discounts and access to green car scheme which is just one of a range of salary sacrifice schemes available.
If you would like more information, please contact Carol-Ann Howe (Head of Inclusion) on 07971285951 or email Carol-Ann.Howe@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.
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Closing date: Midnight Monday 20th December 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 12th January 2022 and Thursday 13th January 2022
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