SENDCo and Head of Inclusion

62 561 £
Date Placed 11 January


•Do you want to be a part of an innovative and courageous team developing the UK’s first secure school?
•Are you driven by a purpose to transform the lives of the most vulnerable children?
•Do you see relationships as fundamental to your work with children, families, and the wider community?
•Are you excited by the opportunity to develop your skills, competency and knowledge across education, health, and care?

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a SENDCo and Head of Inclusion to join the leadership team in co-producing and running the first secure school in the UK. Oasis Restore represents a revolution in youth justice: an opportunity for children within the criminal justice system to experience a truly restorative environment that creates the potential for them to thrive in the future. The SENDCo and Head of Inclusion will be key to providing a nurturing, therapeutic and educational community that embeds hope, stability, and opportunity for children in our care. Come and develop your career within an organisation dedicated to transforming lives.

The role and what we are looking for

Your role as the SENDCo and Head of Inclusion will be integral in the progress of all children at Oasis Restore, with a specific focus on those with any special or specific educational needs and Education, Health and Care plans (EHCP) to deliver highly aspirational educational outcomes. Supported by a team of professionals, you will play a key role in co-ordinating the work of both specialist health and education staff to assess and devise strategies to successfully engage children in their own learning journeys. You will lead a team able to communicate and support all staff in the home and school to deliver targeted support to all students to preparing them for successful transitions into the next phase of their journey.

You will be supported through training and development opportunities to deputise for the Director of Learning and Enrichment. In their absence, you will be expected to step into this leadership role and exemplify the skills and competencies required to do so.
You will be a champion of restorative practice, placing relational connection at the heart of everything you do. Your work will be the driving force that enable children to transition out of Restore with the support in place for them to succeed in the next step of their journeys.

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