SEND Inclusion and Support Officer

Location
Warstones Primary School
Salary
£25,714 - £41,604
Posted
05 Jan 2022
Closes
30 Jan 2022
Job Ref
WLV000003931
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Families – Inclusion and Empowerment/Special Needs Early Years’ Service

SEND and Inclusion Support Officer

Pay:   Teachers' Pay Spine + SEN Allowance - (£25714 - £41604 depending on qualifications and experience)   

Location: Warstones Primary School Site

Full time, Permanent 

The award-winning City of Wolverhampton Council are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic SEND and Inclusion Support Officer to identify, develop and promote inclusive options for pupils with Special Educational Needs.

This permanent position is an ideal opportunity for an individual who is looking to advance their career and join a thriving and supportive organisation.  There's never been a better time to join the award-winning City of Wolverhampton Council when we are at an exciting stage of transformation for the organisation and the city. We offer a wide range of benefits including ‘our rewards’, wellbeing, learning and Teachers’ pay and conditions.

In developing this new role, you will work across services to promote a range of specialist advisory services for vulnerable and special educational need children and young people. 

You will be responsible for developing understanding of SEND and Inclusion structures, and promoting best practice and resources available to schools so that our learners can maintain access to education in their existing setting.  Working closely with schools, you will enable a link to advice and support from teams within the Education Sector, Children and Adult Social Care, Health Services, voluntary sector and wider services where needed. 

The service works enthusiastically and very closely with families, health professionals, social care and other professionals to develop co-produced support packages and pathways for children and young people, ensuring a high level of service delivery and a contribution to strategic develops within Wolverhampton and the wider integrated children’s services agenda.

This post is part of the development to the wider early intervention and support agenda through the Culture of Inclusion, working in conjunction with families, schools and a wide range of services to affect a Culture of Inclusion and Belonging across our Wolverhampton educational settings.

 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic SEND and Inclusion Support Officer to:

  • Support schools to identify and support young people and their families through providing advice about SEN identification, responding to need and accessing resources, setting targets and training.
  • Work as part of Children, Young People and Families to raise the understanding of Early Help and Social Work colleagues in relation to SEN issues for children and young people.
  • Provide effective leadership in mainstreaming SEN through the Specialist Advisory Services.

For any further information, please contact Debra Baker, Team Leader Special Needs Early Years on 01902 558406 or email Debra.Baker@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Interviews w/c 7 February 2022

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