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GBP £39,543 to £41,466 39543




Hackney Learning Trust


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Fixed Term - Full Time

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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Service Contracts Manager
Fixed Term Contract (24 months)

Hackney Learning Trust is recruiting an experienced SEND Contracts Manager.

London Borough of Hackney’s Education department is known as Hackney Learning Trust (HLT). It provides a range of statutory and traded services to support the education of children, young people and their families in the borough. HLT is part of the Children, Adults & Community Health (CACH) directorate within the Council and works closely with all types of schools and settings in the borough.

To support the SEND Service’s operational management by negotiating, drawing up and procuring a diverse range of contracts with the Service Area’s providers and by establishing and maintaining preferred provider lists and framework contracts to meet the Service Area’s requirements.

To provide contract management advice to the SEND Service, ensuring that arrangements are in place for effective contract management. To manage high value and high importance contracts as required to ensure that HLT meets its contractual and statutory obligations for children and young people with SEND.

To identify and manage risks that may arise through the operation of the contract and implements robust financial and operational controls. Please refer to attached job description for more information on the post.

DBS check required for this role: Yes

This role will be under Local Government Terms and Conditions and the successful post-holder will be expected to work all year round. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

If you require specific information about the post please contact Francesca Cannarella (Head of SEND Services) on 0208 820 7000/option 4 or Abdul Munim (Service Accountant) on 020 8820 7505.

To apply for this role, please apply via the Hackney Learning Trust website: https://www.learningtrust.co.uk/jobs/hlt/details?id=PFTFK026203F3VBQB798M8N8D&nPostingID=3326&nPostingTargetID=54765&mask=hltext&lg=UK

Closing date for applications: 03 February 2020

Interviews: 10 February 2020

Hackney Learning Trust is a department within Hackney Council that is responsible for Hackney’s children’s centres, 34,268 pupils in 79 schools and early years and adult education. Our vision is to provide excellent education for every child, young person and adult learner. 

Hackney Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Hackney Learning Trust posts can be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.