Welcome to St.Helens Council's Job Vacancies. Please follow the instructions on each individual form to complete your application. Completed forms will be submitted automatically to the appropriate team for processing and you will be notified should your application proceed to interview.
St Helens Council is seeking to attract a skilled and motivated person to join the borough's SEND service as an Inclusion Officer. You will be joining St Helens at an exciting time of change, following a positive inspection by Ofsted/CQC and will be part of a team delivering on an ambitious change agenda.
You will contribute to strategies to maintain and promote inclusive education, providing advice and guidance to schools regarding the inclusion of children with additional needs, working with professionals, agencies and parents to make informed decisions about appropriate provision and ensure the best outcomes for children and young people.
You will be a qualified teacher, with experience of teaching children with SEND and you will have held a post of responsibility for the management of inclusion and additional needs in schools. You will have excellent working knowledge of special educational needs and understand the role and responsibilities of the Local Authority and its relationship with schools.
The successful applicant will have commitment, passion and enthusiasm as a champion for children with SEND and will have exceptional communication, negotiation and organisational skills and be able to influence practice at a senior level.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Proposed dates for interviews are 1st and 4th March 2019.
For an informal discussion please contact Tom Howard Head of SEND 0-25 on 01744 671105.
When requesting an application form please state your name, your address, the job you are interested in and the job reference number.
The Council's official job application form must be completed in all cases. CVs should not be submitted as a replacement.