Team Leader –School Liaison Service and Family Support


Team Leader –School Liaison Service and Family Support

Ups and Downs Southwest
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £29,500 pro rata (£15.33 per hour)
  • Closing date: Friday April 23rd, 2021 11:59pm
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Ups and Downs Southwest

We are seeking the skills and expertise of a Qualified Teacher with SENCo experience to lead our education and family support services.

Job Title: Team Leader –School Liaison Service and Family Support

Hours: 24 Hours per week

Salary: £29,500 pro rata (£15.33 per hour)

Closing Date: Friday 23rd April 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 6th May 2021

The Charity

Ups and Downs Southwest is a Down Syndrome Support charity working with children, families and professionals across the South West. We carry out direct family support work and offer training packages to professionals from the health, education and social care sectors. With over 20 years’ experience, we are the ‘go to’ service for all families, professionals and all those involved in the care and education of children and young people who have Down Syndrome.

The Position

The Family Support and Schools Liaison Team Leader will play a key role in the operation of the charity and its services. He/she will manage and lead the schools service, family support team, youth service and volunteer befrienders, maintain and create successful links and working relationships with statutory providers and other agencies and work closely with the charities Director to contribute and implement the strategic vision and operational plan of the charity.

The Location

The successful applicant will be joining the small but busy team based in Westonzoyland which is just 4 miles outside the town of Bridgwater.

For an application pack please visit www.upsanddowns.net to access a direct download

For further details please contact Joanna Thorn, Director on 01278 691100.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 23rd April 2021