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Inclusion and Alternative Provision Manager

  • Location: Wallasey, England
  • Salary: £29 - £36 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing are looking for an interim Inclusion and Alternative Provision Manager to work on the Wirral. This position is initially for a period of 3 months and is paying from £29.00 – £36.00 per hour (PAYE and Umbrella payment options available).

The role:

Be part of the SEND/Inclusion joint management team and will be responsible for the day to day management of Alternative Provision, Managed Moves and leading on the continuous development of a Wirral wide Inclusion Strategy.

Ensure the delivery of quality educational support services to promote positive behaviour in schools and to champion the inclusion and equality of opportunity for all children and particularly those who are vulnerable or have SEND thereby improving their outcomes.

Lead and co-ordinate interventions and initiatives proactively teaching social, emotional and behavioural skills, promoting positive behaviour and managing challenging behaviours in the Authority wide.

Be responsible to the Head of Service for Inclusion, for promoting high quality inclusive educational practice across mainstream, special and alternative provision schools in Wirral.

Key Responsibilities:

    • The development and implementation of effective strategies that contribute to increasing the capacity of schools to include young people who are experiencing difficulties with their emotional well-being and behaviour regulation.

To provide support and training for individual members of school staff, whole school staff or special interest groups within a defined system of prioritisation and practice outcomes evaluated. This may include carrying out an audit and/or observation and making recommendations or suggesting strategies to individual teachers, groups of teachers or whole school.

To work strategically with other partners to prevent pupils being permanently excluded and to provide appropriate challenge to schools considering permanently excluding pupils. Including being the LA point of contact for Managed Moves

To co-ordinate all the initiatives regarding Behaviour in the Authority and to lead on the Authority’s agreed core actions in this field, through an established, focused plan linked to corporate priorities.

To co-ordinate and monitor the quality, content and coverage of training to establish consistency of messages being promoted within the authority.

To keep up to date with current knowledge and practice in the area of social, emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties and disseminate to schools through regular updates.

To liaise with other services and schools providing support in the area of children’s behaviour.

To ensure that activities in this field are directed to all/any institutions that have a priority need; whilst avoiding duplication and multiple/similar approaches being used within one institution.

To provide regular briefings for officers, headteachers and partners including information about legislation, policies, key initiatives and support available, along with recommendations for proven (researched) strategies, programmes and effective trainers.

To have strategic oversight of Early Intervention /Wave 2 policy and approaches

Take on leadership roles, motivating staff from all professions and ensuring the development and maintenance of effective working relationships across the service area and within partnership agencies e.g., health and social care.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree Level and significant experience of working at a senior leadership level in a relevant area. Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
  • Experience: Successful leadership experience in maintained, special or Alternative Provision and /or successful experience working across schools in a Local Authority.
  • Compliance: Proof of ability to work and live in the UK. Current DBS and references covering the last 5 years.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 36 hours p/w.

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