WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS IN GREENWICH?
SEND Outreach Services, Kings Park Campus, Eltham, London, SE9 5LX
Following a restructure of our SEND Outreach Services some exciting opportunities have arisen. The outreach services consist of four established and highly regarded teams that cover early years, autistic spectrum disorder, primary and secondary school support and sensory impairment.
Our teams include specialist teachers, Early Years Inclusion Co-ordinations/ Area SENCo’s, and specialist outreach workers, who support inclusion in all Greenwich schools and early years settings to support children, young people and their families who have a range of special educational needs and disabilities. We all work together through consultation, collaborative planning with the child, the child's parents, carers, practitioners and other professionals.
You will have extensive experience working with children in educational settings and have a clear understanding of the fundamental principles of the SEND code of practice.
You would be travelling across the Borough but based in Eltham and it would be an advantage to be a car user.
EARLY YEARS INCLUSION TEAM
Early Years Inclusion Co-Ordinator/ Area SENCo- Scale PO1
Children’s Services - Salary: £33,324 - £35,751 Contract type: Permanent Hours per week: 35 hours (Full time- all year round)
Interview date: TBC
Have you got extensive experience in working within Early Years, with a clear understanding of child development along with a working knowledge of supporting children and families with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities?
We are looking for an Area SENCo for a designated cluster of private, voluntary and independent early years settings and child-minders providing support in the early identification of children with SEND including indirect support for a caseload of children through consultation, collaborative planning with the child’s parents/ carers, early years practitioners and other professionals.
The post requires working alongside team members to deliver SEN training through the Special Needs training programme.
The Early Years Inclusion Team includes Inclusion Coordinators/ Area SENCo’s, SEND Early Years (0-3yrs) Keyworker and other professionals who offer a supporting role.
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