Purpose of the role –
To work with key stakeholders to develop of a borough wide moderation process aimed at improving the quality and consistency of all EHCPs
To scrutinise performance, implementing an effective multi-agency audit system that promotes the continuous improvement of EHCPs
To ensure all EHCPs promote good outcomes for children and young people with SEND
Degree of equivalent in Early Years, Education or Social Care
Evidence of continuous professional development
Experience of completing EHCP
Experience of working with and advising schools or educational settings on SEND
Experience of working with multi-agency partners to produce better outcomes for children/young people.
Experience of directing the work of others
Experience of leading multi- agency EHCP audits
Experience of developing and maintaining a multi-agency quality assurance framework.
Knowledge of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years
Knowledge of the duties of Local Authorities in ensuring the best outcomes for pupils with SEND
Measuring the progress of Children and Young People
Ability to communicate effectively to a range of stakeholders
Able to prioritise effectively; identifying key challenges and opportunities and communicating effectively and succinctly to others
Think analytically and creatively and demonstrate initiative in solving problems
Ability to identify and share key messages providing challenge and support
Ability to drive improvements and change to improve practice
Able to effectively use data, assessments and information to plan for improvements in policy, practice, training and guidance
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours or circumstances.
Excellent communication and literacy skills.
Engage in continuous professional development