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Lead SEN Practitioner

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  • Salary: £26133 - £26133
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  • Job ID: 02133
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Job Description

Based in Andover, my client; one of the leading childcare providers across Hampshire, is looking to recruit a Lead SEN Practitioner to join their friendly, busy team.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Be active and self-reflective to improve outcomes for children, especially those with any form of additional needs or vulnerability.
  • To use observations and assessment data to support staff in identifying children with additional needs, and then plan appropriate to meet their needs.
  • To develop and oversee focused activities, including language groups to support children with additional needs and vulnerabilities to meet their next steps.
  • To lead on the SEND improvement plan as part of the leadership team.
  • Engage, coach and role model food practice to staff to embed changes and improve both universal and SEND provisions, centred on an understanding of child development.
  • Ensure clear partnerships with parents/carers to share information and work together to improve both the home and nursery learning environment.
  • With the Manager, develop partnerships with health visitors, schools, local inclusion officers, social services, other agencies and the wider community.
  • Measure and review the impact of planned interventions.
  • As part of the nursery leadership team, support the planning scrutiny of our whole nursery provision, and deputise as required for the nursery manager.
  • Work alongside the community team to develop and enhance our community provision for our vulnerable families.


Person Specification


  • Be a qualified childcare practitioner to L3 and committed to working towards L5.
  • Experience of implementing improvement in an Early Years setting
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Early Years setting
  • Experience and understanding of child development, behaviour management, SENCO and identified groups of children. Willing to undertake further training in this regard
  • First aid
  • A qualification, knowledge and understanding of statutory safeguarding. Be willing to become a Designated Safeguarding Lead (Level 3 or above)
  • Good knowledge of matters relating to health and safety.


Location: Andover

Salary: : £26,133 per annum.


Hours: 40 hours per week Monday-Friday


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