We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person. Would suit someone with NNEB or equivalent qualifications and at least two years experience to join our service. Will consider graduates with interest in early years. Experience of working with very young children with special educational needs (0-3 years) is essential. The post will involve supporting children and families in the home and the full range of early years settings.
1 Full Time Early Years SEN Practitioner
(Nursery Nurse or equivalent qualification) for children with complex learning needs (0-3 years)
Scale 4/5 Points 18 -25, depending on experience and additional training
Salary Scale: £19,104 - £23,511 (pro rata term time) 36 hour week
Required February 2016 or as soon as possible
We are looking for someone who:
• has specialist expertise and experience in at least two of the following areas: profound and multiple difficulties; severe learning difficulties; and physical medical difficulties
• experience of working with babies and young children in home settings, children’s centres, private and voluntary settings and nurseries
• able to model and demonstrate strategies and adapted resources to families, teaching staff in early years settings and other professionals
• can support delivery of training to a high standard
• has excellent oral and written communication skills
• understands the barriers to learning that very young children with significant disabilities face and how these barriers may be overcome
• has the ability to challenge, motivate and inspire parents, carers, teachers, TAs and professionals across the children and young people’s services including early years settings and schools.
The team is based in Brampton Primary School as a local authority service. The team is well resourced and offers a clear support and supervision structure for all members.
We offer you:
• exciting, inspiring and diverse children and young people in a local authority working towards excellence
• the opportunity to work within a dedicated specialist team of professionals
• a rich and rewarding environment in which to work. The service is based as a local authority service at Brampton Primary School, an outstanding school, with a resource provision for children with PMLD.
If you are interested please call or email Raj Mistry, Group Manager, Complex Needs and Dyslexia Service (0208 475 2311 or email Raj.Mistry@newham.gov.uk.) or Bethany Turner, Senior Teacher (0208 475 302 or email Bethany.Turner@newham.gov.uk)
Closing Date: 14th February 2016
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