We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Locality Inclusion Manager with specialist skills and knowledge in the area of Cognition and Learning and Early Identification to join the Inclusion Service, which supports children with SEND.
You will be responsible for leading on improvements in early identification and intervention for children and young people with SEND and ensuring they have the opportunity to achieve strong outcomes and are supported to achieve their potential into adulthood. You will lead on the specialism of Cognition and Learning across the county, which includes specific learning difficulties and more general learning disability. You will ensure the local authority delivers high quality services to families, which are informed by lived experiences of families.
You will also be a key member of one of the newly established Locality Boards, which are partnerships between the local authority and education leaders across the 0-25 age range. You will ensure that the Boards are aware of performance across the locality in terms of SEND and Inclusion and ensure appropriate use of budget allocations to address these priorities.
We are looking for somebody who has strong knowledge and experience of SEND, the requirements of the Children and Families Act 2014, the Early Years Foundation Stage and leading specialist teams within the area of specialism. You will be committed to working closely with families and co-production at child and strategic levels, and will understand the particular needs of EY settings and providers in supporting families at this stage. You will take a pride in high quality and performance so we can ensure the best outcomes for children and young people.
If you would like more information, please contact Cerys Townend (Locality Manager (Inclusion) SEMH) on Cerys.Townend@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal conversation.
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