Special Education Needs (SEND) Leader

Location Barnsley
Discipline: SEN Education
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £32000
Contact name: Paul Marsden

Contact email: mas@hscjobs.co.uk
Job ref: 6350
Published: 21 days ago

Special Educational Needs (SEND) Leader

Location: Based in Barnsley (but with reimbursed travel to other boroughs for pick-ups, you may also be required to visit our other sites for training and development as needed)
Hours: Full time (Mon-Fri)
Salary: £32,000
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: 19th June 2024
Start Date: ASAP – Subject to appropriate DBS completion

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people? Are you passionate about SEND and looking to further your career in this field or prepared to undertake training to be successful in this role? We are looking for a supportive and nurturing person to join our Barnsley team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning nationally recognised organisation that strives to make education accessible for learners who have struggled to cope in mainstream.

Some of the perks of working at The Really NEET Project

- 10 weeks' paid holiday per year (during school holidays)
- Vitality Health package (with no employee excess to pay on claims)
- Royal London Pension Scheme
- 45p per mile for any work related journeys
- Free onsite parking
- Annual Staff Getaway
- Hybrid – onsite and remote working

Who will I be changing the lives of?

All of our learners are aged between 16-25 years, have some level of additional need and as a result have an Educational, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Some of the most common areas of need that our learners experience are Social, Emotional, Mental Health (SEMH), Autism (ASC), ADHD although we work with learners with a much broader range of needs.

Main Responsibilities

- To be responsible for a caseload of learners with EHCPs aged 16-25 years
- To act as the main point of contact for staff and services with SEND related queries
- To arrange and carry out Annual Reviews and PEP’s as well as completion and submission of all relevant paperwork, acting as chair for these meetings when required
- To assist the Change Leader with the transition process for learners starting at Really NEET as well as those learners leaving Really NEET
- Responsible for over-seeing the progression of learners on completion of the course
- Promote Inclusion best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the college

If you want to work somewhere that values both its staff and its learners, then Really NEET would welcome your application.

What to expect from the recruitment process:

- Application form submitted and reviewed by the panel
- Shortlisted candidates invited to a first stage interview
- Candidates who are successful at the first stage interview will be invited for a second stage assessment which may consist of an in tray task, scenario presentation or microteach along with time with the learners and a tour of the workplace
- Candidate selection – the panel will review any applications and a selection decision made
- Recruitment Manager will make contact with applicants to let them know the outcome of their interviews

All applications must be submitted by 19th June 2024 with interviews being held on 26th June 2024. All candidates should be notified of the outcome of interviews within 3 working days. (subject to change)

For more information on this role and our organisation and to apply, please select the apply button.

Please Note: This position is subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Please note that we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all those who work with us to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS Enhanced Clearance check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

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