We are seeking a SEN Manger with responsibility for either primary/secondary or Post 16 from 22nd of February 2022. A later start date for the strongest candidate would be possible. In addition the candidate will manage a case load best suited to their experience and expertise. This post is offered on permanent full time bases.
We are looking for a suitably experienced and qualified individual. You will have teaching experience in a school including experience of SEN. In the role you will be managing a caseload and will therefore need a good working knowledge of SEN including a thorough understanding of the relevant legislation. Qualities required in this role include high level interpersonal and negotiation skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, commitment, ability to work under pressure, analytical ability and very good personal organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and motivated team and contribute to the further development and implementation of Education Health and Care Assessments and Plans Training and support will be provided.
We are ideally looking to offer the successful candidate the full number of hours advertised above. We may however consider offering less hours than advertised providing they meet the requirements of the role and service which will be determined by the recruiting manager.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.
For an informal discussion, please contact Nicola Ponton, SEN Manager on 01635 519713
Interviews will be held on 09/12/2021
How to Apply
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