Sensory Support Team Manager 0.8 – Haringey

Closes 12.05.21

Sensory Support Team Manager 0.8

Permanent, London Pay Scale MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b + 2 SEN Allowances
Part time, 4 days a week
Location: Wood Green, London Borough of Haringey, N22 8LE
Haringey Council, North London

About you

We are looking for a Qualified Teacher of the Deaf who has substantive experience of working with deaf children.

You will have previous experience of managing a team and be willing to use your professional experience to have oversight of the visual support team.

As well as having a relevant UK teaching qualification, you will have:

-Proven experience working with health professionals, including implant team clinic, speech & language therapists, voluntary agencies
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to converse with other team members, senior leaders in schools, teachers and external parties
-Up to date knowledge of relevant audiology and specialist equipment for deaf pupils
-Knowledge of relevant education legislation and statutory frameworks

About the role at Haringey Council

Our thriving Sensory support team is looking for a new manager to join and be responsible for the strategic leadership for the education of pupils with sensory support needs in Haringey, including providing professional and managerial leadership for Sensory Support Team members.

You will also be responsible for overseeing the contract to deliver the peripatetic hearing impairment service to the London Borough of Enfield and will hold a caseload for deaf children and/or young people.

Other key responsibilities of the post include:

-Improving the outcomes or children and young people with sensory support needs by working closely with internal and external providers to ensure there are clear and effective arrangements in place.
-Promoting Inclusion and disability awareness across all schools as a lead member of the Education Inclusion Team
-Providing direct support to a caseload of deaf pupils

For a full list of role responsibilities, please request the job description and person specification. Contact details in the advert.

About Haringey

We are investing in creating a better borough for all our residents. Bettering the lives of children and young people in Haringey is our first corporate priority. We are located in the north of the capital with a population of approximately 250,000 people and a growing population of 0-19-year olds. We are a diverse and fast-changing borough and tomorrow’s leaders; artists and innovators are busy growing up here.

Haringey is transforming its services for children and young people, and have already made exciting, innovative changes as we strive for excellence in all we do.

In short, we’re a council with high ambitions; a place to work that is full of energy and focus. Our teams have passion, integrity and commitment, and the people that work here strive for continuous improvement in their practice, aiming high to ensure we provide outstanding outcomes for our children.

We offer a great place to develop a career that is yours to own.

 

How to apply

https://www.applythis.net/haysapply/search/welcome/all/1/4136241/sensory%20support%20team%20manager%200_8.html?keywords=3969579&FeedID=2597#Apply

Please contact Elena Field on elena.field@hays.com or 02072598770 to request the Job Description, Person Specification, and details of how to apply.   Alternatively, please upload your CV to register your interest and Elena will be in touch with the application pack.  Hays is the recruitment partner for this role and your application is a direct permanent application to Haringey.

For more detailed information, or to view other vacancies with this organisation, please visit our dedicated recruitment website https://webmicrosites.hays.co.uk/web/haringey-council