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Inclusion Mentor

Employer
Warwickshire County Council
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
£26,977 - £29,327 per annum (39 weeks)
Closing date
9 Sep 2024
Reference
RA0006204

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Education - non-schools based
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

About the Team

We are looking to recruit an outstanding practitioner to join Warwickshire’s Specialist Teaching Service. This Service supports schools in their strategic response to meeting the needs of learners with cognition and learning, social emotional and mental health, as well as communication and interaction needs.

About the Role

We are looking for experienced and skilled mainstream practitioners to work in a Service which has considerable experience of trading with schools over fifteen years.

This post requires the ability to be skilled, organised and flexible in a high-pressured environment.  We welcome candidates with a strong customer care ethos in supporting schools to meet the needs of vulnerable pupils. 

Key Requirements

 Holding a recognised qualification, relevant to the post, to NVQ Level 4 equivalent (or working towards one) and with recent successful experience working as Teaching Assistant (or similar role) with pupils who have barriers to learning

You will also have

  • significant and successful post qualification mainstream experience with up to date knowledge and understanding of SEND effective practice and issues;
  • the ability to influence and support staff and leaders in schools and settings, promoting excellent, evidenced based practice to meet an increasingly diverse range of need and to influence practice at an earlier stage;
  • the experience and expertise to empower families and service users;
  • the ability to work under pressure, meeting unpredictable deadlines and managing competing demands effectively;
  • the ability to be part of the ‘team around the child’, working flexibly, to develop and share creative approaches, positively influencing the practice of others through training and coaching.

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification. 

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 

Additional Information 

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.  

If you are applying for this role on a secondment basis please ensure you have permission from your line manager. 

For further information about the role please contact: 

Louise Hunt louisehunt@warwickshire.gov.uk 01926 413777

Closing date: Midnight on Monday 9th September 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See more 

Company

As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 

WCC

We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel

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Telephone
01926 41 8125
Location
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
Warwick
Warwickshire
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