Waltham Forest’s People Directorate, SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability 0-25y) Service has big ambitions for the future – and is a place where you can realise yours.
If you are a dedicated and experienced finance officer to make your mark, develop your career and improve the lives of children, young adults and their families, our forward-thinking People’s Directorate should be your next career destination. Join us and share your experiences working with children and young adults from 0-25y. We are a supportive, challenging and inspirational team, striving towards the shared purpose of achieving independence, choice and the best possible results for our service users. Join us and you will help us to become a centre of excellence and best practice, building on the strong foundations we have laid. In return for your hard work, we will give you the time and active support you need to make a difference. Promoting creativity is at the heart of our agenda to develop our service further, and means you will be encouraged to share ideas, bring about positive change and strive to continuously improve outcomes for our vulnerable children.
We would like applications from experienced candidates, who have worked within the education and are knowledgeable in the area of high needs funding, independent schools and alternative provision as well as management of performance and data reporting.
We are looking for someone with strong financial acumen as the post holder will be helping with managing multiple budgets and budget planning. Ideal candidate will have a passion for data and skills to prepare data and performance reports often at short notice.
For further information about Waltham Forest SEND Service and this particular role please see the Job Description attached.
The successful candidate will have education finance, process and audit experience. They will need to demonstrate the ability to maintain an operational and financial grip on SEND service provisions for children with Special Educational Needs and disabilities.