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SEND Assessment Coordinator

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SALARY: £26,000

JOB TYPE: Full time, permanent

HOURS: 37

LOCATION: Stevenage

Closing date: 26th August 2022

 

JOB PURPOSE:

To work alongside the SEND Partnership Manager and SEND Assessment Manager to deliver an outstanding cross-college service coordinating high needs funding (HNF) assessments and the Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) process including consultations, annual reviews and new requests.

MORE THAN JUST A SALARY

  • Contributory Pensions Scheme;
  • Participations in the Group’s performance related pay scheme (PRP)
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • At least 3 years’ experience of working with and assessing young people with SEND ideally in an educational setting
  • Knowledge of SEND reforms, HNF and statutory EHCP processes
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels
  • Person specification Essential
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to manage a complex workload effectively
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications and the ability to adopt and use IT systems effectively
  • Minimum Level 4 qualification or minimum 2 years’ experience in a related field
  • Level 2 qualification in maths and English or equivalent

 

This job description is intended as a general guide to the duties attached to the post and is not an inflexible specification. It may, therefore, be altered from time to time to reflect the changing need of the service, always in consultation with the post holder.

 

 

 

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Undertake robust HNF assessments and meet local authority deadlines when completing applications detailing individual needs and the provision required
  • Work collaboratively with schools, parents/carers and other involved professionals when undertaking HNF assessments
  • Maintain detailed records of HNF assessments and EHCP annual reviews storing background reports centrally and confidentially in accordance with GDPR
  • Coordinate the preparation of EHCP documentation and chair annual reviews
  • Work closely with curriculum staff to ensure a consistency in the annual review processes and provide guidance in setting EHCP outcomes
  • Liaise with Curriculum Heads and Deputies, ALS and other cross college staff to ensure there is full compliance with SEN Code of Practice including statutory timeframes
  • Work with colleagues across the college to ensure we are providing necessary safeguarding support for students

 

 

 

 

 

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    SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT

    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “I genuinely enjoy coming to work, the students are the people that motivate me – they are so full of energy and enthusiasm.

    Hart Learning Group’s links to the community are essential for this job to work well – integrating local businesses and organisations ensure we offer the best service to our students.”

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