THE DETAILS:
  • Location: Wrexham,
  • Subject:
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
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Additional Learning Needs (aln) Officer

Additional Learning Needs (aln) Officer

Wrexham Council
Description

Early Years Additional Learning Needs (ALN) Officer

G09 £35,745 - £38,223 per annum

Full-time temporary contract or secondment

This post will initially be a secondment until August 2025, to support the implementation of the ALN act in Wrexham.

The successful candidate will work to support Wrexham's Inclusion team and will take a lead on coordinating the delivery of additional learning provision for children and young people with complex needs, bringing together families, health professionals, teachers and school leaders.

The post requires an experienced and enthusiastic practitioner with an excellent knowledge and understanding of child development. They will work as a valuable member of Wrexham's Inclusion Team and will be able to skill share and train others to provide high quality interventions for children and young people with additional learning needs.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a good understanding of current developments in education, particularly around Curriculum, Person Centred Practice and Additional Learning Provision. They will have a flexible approach and be able to support practitioners, children and young people, in a variety of settings across Wrexham county. They will be able to draw on their own good practice when leading person-centred reviews, writing appropriate outcomes for children with significant delay and contributing towards Individual Development Plans.

Good communication and interpersonal skills, a strong sense of teamwork and a willingness to be involved in the delivery of training are essential. The successful candidate will have excellent organisation and coordination skills and will be able to provide statutory documentation including Individual Development Plans and professional reports. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential.

You should gain the permission of your Head teacher if you are applying for a secondment.

To commence as soon as the successful candidate can be released.

For further details please contact Lisa Duncalf:

Lisa.duncalf@wrexham.gov.uk

An Enhanced DBS is required for this position.

The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.