Senior Development Officer - Education & Equalities

Senior Development Officer - Education & Equalities

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Projects & Programmes

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  • Salary:

    £37,993 per year

  • Contact :

    Shweta Prabhakar

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A national children's charity is currently looking for a Senior Development Officer for the Education & Equalities team. The role will contribute to the work of the team through delivery of programme activities, support to relevant professional networks and development of training and policy.

Key responsibilities

  • To lead on the development and delivery of a range of education projects.
  • To identify and disseminate good practice through working with practitioners, policy makers, disabled children and young people and their families in all aspects of education.
  • Lead the development and delivery of new areas of work as agreed, including exploring, proposing and developing project ideas and funding bids.
  • Represent the charity and the Education Team at a range of external meetings and to the media.
  • Analyse a range of reports and evidence to produce policy summaries, recommendations and policy and practice positions.
  • Contribute to the development of policy across the SEN and disability Education agenda.
  • Prepare funding applications and maintain relationships with funders including reporting as agreed.

Person Specification

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of policy and practice in the education of disabled children and children with SEN.
  • Track record of engagement with and support to professional networks, particularly those relevant to schools and education.
  • Experience of working with children and families in an educational or service context.
  • Experience of finding and analyzing evidence to underpin clear policy and practice recommendations
  • Proven ability to successfully lead and manage multiple projects, including experience of day-to-day monitoring and budget management.

Closing Date :9AM, Monday 15 February 2021

If you'd like to find out more or to apply, please contact Shweta Prabhakar: shweta.prabhakar@harrishill.co.uk | 020 7820 7320.