Group Manager - SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Servi

Recruiter
Nexere Consulting Limited
Location
West Midlands
Salary
GBP450 per day IR35
Posted
30 May 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Group Manager - SEND required for a client based in the Midlands.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Experience/Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • An appropriate professional qualification
  • A relevant management qualification or evidence of former and ongoing management development.
  • Degree level or equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of continuous personal professional development in a discipline or area relevant to the role and the ability to translate this into successful commercial partnership arrangements to achieve outcomes and targets.
  • Significant experience of working in a SEND setting/context
  • Considerable experience of working at a senior level in a school or Local Authority
  • Substantial experience of working as part of a management team/leading teams
  • An expert knowledge and understanding of relevant legislative and regulatory framework and Government initiatives relating to Children's Services.
  • Experience of using information and communication technology and information management systems to improve service outcomes and links with externally commissioned providers
  • Significant experience to demonstrate substantial successful experience of managing significant budgets, resources and contracts.
  • Able to demonstrate substantial successful people management and leadership experience, demonstrating the ability to motivate, challenge, support and develop individuals and teams to deliver outcomes.
  • Proven track record of interpersonal impact with others, including experience of successfully building internal and external relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Able to demonstrate successful experience of managing contracts and the commercial skills required to secure high quality external provision which fulfils the LA's statutory responsibilities.

Skills:

  • Ability to contribute to a strategic and operational development of local partnerships and inter agency working
  • Ability to think and act commercially
  • Ability to relate effectively and sympathetically to a wide range of people including parents, Headteachers and Governors
  • Ability to build effective relationships and work co-operatively with colleagues, officers from partner agencies and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrable negotiating and influencing skills at both strategic and operational levels
  • Ability to interpret legislation and regulations and to apply them
  • Ability to manage and deliver training programmes