Education Advocate – Every Chance to Learn project (maternity cover) CLOSED

RE-ADVERTISEMENT – closing date Friday 20th November 2015 @ 2.00pm

SENAC have a vacancy for an Education Advocate to work in the Every Chance to Learn project. This project supports the educational needs of children and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities living within the care system.

The Education Advocate will provide independent advice and advocacy on the current statutory framework for special educational needs provision to assist the children and young people receive the educational support required for their learning needs. Training on the SEN framework will be provided for this post.

This is a temporary fixed term post for up to 1 year to cover maternity leave commencing January 2016.

Hours: 25 per week

Annual Salary: £24,648 pro rata

Essential criteria includes:

Applicants must have one of the following qualifications or equivalent: a degree in law, education, youth work, psychology or social work or a relevant NVQ qualification minimum Level 3 in either youth work, working with children or health and social care or a Diploma or Post Graduate Certificate in Education

Applicants must have experience in an employed capacity of advocating for and working with children and/or young people with learning difficulties and disabilities and/or ‘looked after children’.

Applicants will be required to demonstrate how they will effectively meet the travel requirements of the post.

For the full list of criteria and person specification, job description, and additional information about the Every Chance to Learn Project and SENAC please download an application pack

Application pack ECL Nov ReAD2

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Advice line 028 9079 5779

For advice about your child’s education please contact our Adviceline to speak to one of our advisers.

During the Covid-19 pandemic the Adviceline will continue to operate its usual hours from 10am to 1pm Monday Tuesday and Wednesday.

For the foreseeable future, all calls to SENAC will go through this number so for all other enquiries please also ring us on 028 9079 5779 Monday to Friday from 10am -1pm

Contact us

Graham House,
Knockbracken Healthcare Park,
Saintfield Road, Belfast BT8 8BH.

Office Enquiries: 028 9070 5654
Email: info@senac.co.uk

Limited Company No. NI48698
Charity No. NIC101355

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