The Service Manager – Inclusion is a key role and will provide strategic leadership, management and vision necessary for the effective and continued development of the range of statutory inclusion services, so that all children, including those with additional learning needs (ALN) and special educational needs (SEN) have their needs met and the Council complies with the legal framework underpinning the Code of Practice for SEN in Wales and the ALNET legislation.
The Service Manager – Inclusion will ensure that all activities of the service, work effectively to support the needs of schools and pupils with additional learning needs, particularly the Directorate’s work on ALN Reform.
The Service Manager – Inclusion will contribute to the development and implementation of the Inclusion Service and the Education Directorate’s vision for all children and young people across Blaenau Gwent. They will work closely with schools and other education settings to secure appropriate access to learning and development which enables all learners to thrive, and so that no pupil suffers disadvantage because of additional learning needs.
A degree, or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline is essential for this role, and post-graduate qualifications are desirable. Evidence of successful resource and financial management and maximization of available grants is also essential.
Access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement of the role
Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process. The postholder will be required to complete an application for a Disclosure of Criminal Records.
Closing Date: Midnight 7th July 2022
Shortlisting: 12th July 2022
Interview Date: 29th July 2022
Blaenau Gwent LA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.