About the role
Are you looking to take the next step in your career working with young children with special educational needs and disabilities? Is inclusion important to you?
The Education Division’s SEND Early Years Service are seeking to recruit highly experienced and dynamic practitioners to join this well-respected team!
The role involves working closely with educational settings, families and professionals to provide high-quality targeted support and direct intervention for children with Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and/or complex needs, aged from 0-5 years.
The positions available at this time will be based at County Hall in Lewes, however, all staff within the service can at times be expected to travel to different areas of the county.
We are looking for applicants who:
- Have proven experience and knowledge of supporting children with a wide range of needs.
- Can demonstrate good communication and understanding when working directly with preschool providers, schools and families.
- Are passionate about inclusion.
- Show an ability to be creative, flexible and forward-thinking in a variety of situations.
If you feel that you meet the aspects required for this role, then this could be the perfect role for you! To apply follow the ‘Apply Now’ button above. When completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests.
Interviews will take place in person at County Hall, Lewes on Friday 13 October 2023. If you are unavailable on this date let us know and we may be able to schedule an alternative date to interview you.
For further information contact Laura Bellamy, SEND Early Years Service Team Leader on 07841 807 416.
For work that makes a difference
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
If you require sponsorship to work in the UK please let the hiring manager know this in your application so we can check eligibility for sponsorship for the role.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.