The role is fixed term for 12 months.
Waltham Forest’s Families Directorate, SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability service 0-25y) has big ambitions for the future – and is a place where you can realise yours.
If you are a dedicated and creative experienced SEND officer, SEND Team Manager (EHCP) to make your mark, develop your career and improve the lives of children, young adults and their families, our forward-thinking Families Directorate should be your next career destination. Join us and share your experiences working with children and young adults from 0-25y. We are a supportive, challenging and inspirational team, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best possible results for our service users. Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop our service further, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children.
We would like applications from qualified and experienced candidates, who have worked with children and young adults and have experiences of implementing the SEND Reforms/SEND Code of Practice, Children and Families Act in practice. For further information about Waltham Forest SEND Service and this particular role can be find in the Job Description attached.
The appointment would be at Team Manager level and report to the Assistant Director of SEND within the Learning & Systems Leadership Directorate. This is a vital service supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and has come a long way in the past 18 months. The successful candidate will have management and leadership experience and significant experience of working with children & young people and their families. They will need to demonstrate the ability to maintain an operational and financial grip on a day-to-day basis as well as helping to shape the longer-term transformation of the team.