Our client is a small, friendly and supportive charity who help to support children and their families in the London Borough of Enfield and its surrounding areas. They are now recruiting for an experienced and dedicated 'Education Support Service Manager' to oversee a team of caseworkers and volunteers in ensuring that their education support provision is delivered to the highest standard.
The Education Support Service comprises of the following two provisions; the Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS), and the Independent Support team who provide independent, confidential advice surrounding SEND issues relating to educational provision and rights. As Service Manager your role will entail leading a loyal team in the overall delivery of the service, ensuring that set-standards are met, caseloads are monitored, and that team targets are adhered to. The Service Manager will be responsible for evaluating the quality and impact of the service and will implement and oversee any change management that arises from this. Overall, the Service Manager will publicise, represent and advocate for the service, both in person, in writing and online.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a small, friendly organisation who work to truly improve the lives of the people they help to support. The role comes with great perks (6% pension scheme/25 holiday days per year, exclusive of bank holidays and time over the Christmas period) and will provide lots of opportunity for growth as the service continues to expand! To apply for this role, you will need extensive experience of managing teams (as well as volunteers), and of managing a service specifically for children, young people and families. You will have demonstrable knowledge of the UK school system, and a current working knowledge of relevant, up to date SEN legislation. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing, and will use these skills to develop and construct service and project plans. Overall, you will be empathetic and approachable and will have an enthusiastic and inclusive leadership style.
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, please initially apply with a Word formatted version of your CV - more information will be provided to suitable candidates