This is an outstanding opportunity for a strategic leader who will champion the educational, attainment, attendance, and progress of children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). This role is situated within an Education Service and focuses on ensuring compliance with statutory obligations related to SEND, as well as leading the development of a comprehensive strategy in collaboration with families and partners. The organisation has a strong track record of creatively supporting the needs of children, with plans to expand these services further.
The organisation is committed to improving its approaches, always with the best interests of children and families at the forefront. In this senior role, you will be responsible for enhancing partnerships with council leaders, educational settings, and families, while contributing to strategic priorities.
You will bring extensive senior-level experience and a genuine passion for improving the way children and families are supported, ensuring their perspectives are integral to decision-making. As a strategic thinker with expertise in the field, you must possess a deep understanding of local authority responsibilities and processes related to SEND, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the current and future landscape in this domain, both nationally and locally.
You are a forward-thinking individual capable of analysing and interpreting educational data effectively. As a strong leader, you exemplify the desired behaviours and contribute to a culture of innovation. Your resilience, creativity, accountability, and determination will drive positive changes for the benefit of children and families.
The organisation has received recognition for its achievements, and it has published an ambitious plan for the future. The commitment to continuous service and transformation is evident. This is an exciting time to be a part of this team, as it works towards transforming services and improving outcomes for children and families. The organisational culture supports staff development and encourages them to make a meaningful impact on children’s lives. Employee well-being is a priority, and staff are empowered to contribute to positive change.
You will join a strong and supportive senior team, with ample opportunities for role development and personal and professional growth. Collaborative working relationships with partners are vital, as the organisation is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for children and young people.
We are proud to offer flexible working arrangements, and we adopt a blended approach to work, adapting to the nature of the tasks. We value our employees and provide exclusive rewards and benefits to show our appreciation. We promote equality, inclusion, and diversity and aim to create a workforce that mirrors our diverse communities. We actively invest in training and development, providing a positive learning environment. We encourage applications from all members of the community and are particularly supportive of underrepresented groups. Demonstrating our team behaviours is of utmost importance in our recruitment process, ensuring a fair and consistent experience for all applicants.
Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.