Advisory Inclusion Team Manager - CH07521

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Walsall, West Midlands
Salary: Grade 12 (£45,859 - £51,315)
11 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
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Full time permanent
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Walsall Children’s Services
Advisory Inclusion Team Manager 
– Ref: CH07521
Salary: Grade 12 (£45,859 - £51,315)
Start date: as soon as possible

About the role - are you an experienced leader in the area of SEND?

If so, this Team manager role will be of interest you. The Advisory Inclusion Team consist of specialist services in the areas of Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment and the Early Years. This highly regarded team works in partnership with Walsall schools to ensure that all children and young people with SEN and disabilities have full access to education and the opportunity to achieve their potential.

The team provides advice and support to hearing impaired children and young people aged 0 - 25 to promote their communication development, inclusion, empowerment, progress and raising of achievement.

We are continuing to develop and transform the way we work with families to ensure we provide a seamless service, which embeds the ‘tell us once’ approach. As Team Manager you will lead your team through our ongoing development journey in order to fulfil our vision.

This is an exciting time to be joining the SEND and Inclusion Service, where your input and expertise will help support and drive our collective vision for how we meet the needs of local residents with SEND.

About the person

We are seeking a highly motivated individual, with expertise and knowledge of best practice in relation to special educational needs and disabilities in line with the Children and Families Act 2014 and SEND Code of practice 2015.

You will be incredibly familiar with the expectations on educational settings with regard to SEND and will be able to support and challenge schools and providers to ensure children and young people with SEND are included and make good progress.

This role includes all aspects of managing a team to effectively deliver and embed inclusive practice which provide the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

Candidates are likely to have worked in a senior leadership role within a school or Local Authority previously and should have proven experience of managing a team.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Alexander Webley (Head of SEND - or Judith Nash (Head of Inclusion –

Please click the apply button to view the Job Description and Employee Specification on our Walsall Council Jobs page. 

Closing date for applications: 27th January 2022

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Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people and adults entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for this role.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

Legislation imposes restrictions on political activity for certain local government employees. This position is designated as a politically restricted (sensitive) post as set out in Part 1 the Local Government & Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (LGO(PR)R 1990) [SI 851] and S.30 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

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