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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

SEN Officer (Special Educational Needs)

Oxford, UK
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Company: LA RECRUITERS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £19 - £23/hour (paye - umbrella)

Our local authority client has a 4-month contract vacancy (with the possibility of extension) for the role of a SEN OFFICER (Special Educational Needs), details as follows

Job Purpose

To be responsible for aspects SEN casework , for children and young people aged 0 to 25, working with the SEN Casework Team across Oxfordshire in Banbury, Abingdon and Oxford.
To develop and secure the highest standards of achievement and inclusion for children and young people with SEN within the policy and budget framework of the organisation.
To assist in the development of policy, procedures and provision for children with SEN.Responsibilities

Manage and process, under the direction of the responsible SEN Team Leader, statutory casework within legal and internal timelines for a defined geographical area.
Manage the assessment of children and young people with special educational needs in accordance with the SEN Code of Practice including identifying those requiring need assessments, co-ordinating assessments, writing EHC plans and arranging appropriate provision to meet children's needs.
Monitor the progress of children and young people with statements/EHC plans including amending statements/EHC plans in the light of Annual Reviews. Attending Annual Reviews as appropriate. Supporting and coordinating Transfer reviews of Statements to EHC plans
Work in partnership with parents and other agencies to meet the needs of children and young people with SEN.
Promote the successful inclusion of children and young people with SEN.
Contribute to the development of policy, procedures and provision for children with SEN.
Participate in the Local Authority's systems for monitoring and quality assurance for children and young people with SEN.
Maintain an up to date knowledge relating to SEN casework, including changes to national legislation and departmental policies.Essential Requirements

Higher education (degree or equivalent)
Knowledge of the Code of Practice for SEN and new SEND reforms (Sept 2014), including identification, assessments and provision.
Experience and regular use of Microsoft Office applications
SEN in schools and/or LA central administration
Knowledge of the Code of Practice for SEN, including identification, assessments and provision.
Good Keyboard skills.
Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
Satisfactory enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure(DBS).
The ability to travel independently to a variety of premises, sometimes at short notice.If you have the necessary experience and qualifications to fulfill this role, please submit your CV ASAP
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