Head of Service for SEND

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £300.00 - £600.00 / Day
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Other
  • Deadline:
    March 17, 2021

Rotherham Council are looking to recruit a Head of Service for SEND to fulfil a 3–6-month interim contract with the local authority.

The successful candidate will remotely for the duration of the assignment.

We are looking to speak to Senior SEND leaders who have a track history of managing an SEN service within Local authorities.

Start Date – 1st March 2021.

Pay Scale – Negotiable depending on experience.

Reporting to – Assistant Director of Education.

About the role:

The Head of Service for SEND will have responsibility for ensuring that Rotherham carries out its statutory duties in relation to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014 and in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice.

The post holder will have responsibility for leading and managing services to assess and meet the needs of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and ensure that service providers across a multi-agency system work together to deliver positive outcomes for children and young people as identified in the Rotherham SEND Strategy.

Areas of Responsibility:

Lead a system-wide response (including local authority, education, and health) to assessing and meeting the needs of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and delivering positive outcomes.

Ensure that Rotherham carries out its statutory duties in relation to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014 and in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years

If you are interested in the role or would like to know more, please make an application today or call Richard at Spencer Clarke Group on 01772 954200.

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