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Strategic Commissioner of Special Educational Needs

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Adult Social Work

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months +

  • Expiry date:

    12 Mar 00:00

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an experienced and professional Strategic Commissioner of Special Educational Needs as part of the overall education strategy for Swindon. To lead the provision of education for people with special educational needs. Lead the planning and commissioning of special education in the Borough, including place planning, admission arrangements and quality, standards and progress for children and young people up to the age of 19 in schools.
This is a contract based, full-time role, working Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00, working a total of 37 hours per week. The initial contract ends 31/7/2019, at a day rate of £400 - £450 dependant on experience.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • A wide breadth of senior leadership/ management experience and knowledge in school/academy and SEN and Disability sector or service
  • An understanding of the educational sector as a whole
  • Experience of building teams and managing variable workloads
  • Experience of developing synergies and partnerships within an organisation and with external partners
  • Experience of working collaboratively and influencing a variety of external partners, groups and organisations to ensure mutual outcomes
  • Demonstrable and significant experience and knowledge in one or more areas of responsibility pertinent to the achievement of the key accountabilities
  • Degree educated or higher in a relevant subject
If this role interests you, get in touch now!