View Vacancy -- Head of Integrated SEND
About the Role
Are you passionate about improving outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities with a sound knowledge of SEND legislation, policy and good practice? Do you want to lead an integrated service with well-established relationships with schools and health services?
We want to appoint a Head of SEND to strategically lead and embed our work across our service(s), securing effective, efficient and inclusive provision for children and young people in Haringey with SEND. This will be a challenging but very rewarding role; you will be the designated Lead Officer for all SEND matters and play a crucial role in our work with all of our children, young people, families and partners in improving our delivery both in the lead up to and post our expected local area inspection. You will report to the Assistant Director for strategic leadership in this area.
We are looking for a highly experienced social care, education or health professional with a strong track record of managing statutory services to children, young people and their families. You will be an expert in SEND and have extensive knowledge and experience of applying the policies and resulting processes, best practice and statutory regulations relating to children’s special educational needs and disabilities.
Experience of working with internal and external partners (to improve the outcomes for children and young people with SEND), the ability to manage large budget streams and proven leadership skills are essential, as is a strong and demonstrable understanding of collaboration and co-production work and the ability to work under pressure to achieve the best outcomes for our children and young people.
Other Requirements / How to apply
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.
Closing Date: Sunday 23rd February 2020
This opportunity is closed to applications.