Area Lead (0-25) SEND Specialist Advice and Support and County Specialist for Sensory and Physical Impairments, Hertford

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Hertfordshire County CouncilHertford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 11-15 (fringe) PLUS SEN Allowances & £3k Welcome payment
Contract term: Permanent

Integrated Services for Learning is a multi-disciplinary service comprising of Specialist Advice and Support Service, Educational Psychologists and Statutory and SEND services that works across Hertfordshire.

A key function of ISL Specialist Advice and Support Service is to ensure that the educational and developmental progress of children and young people (0-25), with a range of SEND, is met in line with the Hertfordshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy and HCC strategic objectives.

We have a vacancy for an experienced Teacher within the newly re-organised Service for an Area Lead Post within SEND Specialist Advice and Support. This role will oversee the delivery of specialist teaching, advisory and support services within the designated locality area for SEND Specialist Advice and Support for Children and Young People 0 – 25. This post will also carry a county-wide role in the SEND area of Sensory and Physical Impairments, leading our well-resourced and highly valued teams of Teachers and Allied professionals working with children who have a Sensory Impairment.

This role will see you work collaboratively with the Delivering Special Provision Locally (DSPL) Partnerships of schools and stakeholders and other colleagues both within and outside ISL to promote early intervention, assessment and excellent inclusive practice.

It is essential that all applicants hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and hold a Mandatory Qualification in a Sensory Specialism (TOD, TVI or TMSI) in addition to a minimum of five years teaching experience and evidence of senior management responsibilities.


*Teachers Terms and Conditions
*£3,000 welcome payment
*Excellent Career Development
*Salary exchange for additional benefits
*Excellent pension scheme with employer contributions
*Discounts on everyday shopping/holidays/entertainment/leisure along with cashback with our Herts Rewards Scheme
*Support Groups
*Occupational maternity / paternity and adoption pay
*Excellent Wellbeing schemes

For an informal discussion about this role please contact David Canning on 01442 454160 or by email:

Closing date: 26th March 2018
Interview date: week commencing 16th April 2018

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Address: Children's Services, County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 8DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 300 123 4040