SEND staffing in the LA

Eleanor Bernardes made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please send me:
1. The number of full time equivalent members of staff employed centrally by the council with responsibility for Special Educational Needs (SEN/SEND) during each of the years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 in the following:
a. working with more than one LA school and based in a Local Authority office
b. working with more than one LA school and based elsewhere
c. working in one LA school for that school
2. The numbers of full time equivalent members of staff who are dyslexia and literacy specialists employed by the council in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 in the following:
a. working with more than one LA school and based in a Local Authority office
b. working with more than one LA school and based elsewhere
c. working in one LA school for that school
3. The amount of hours contracted to external specialists (for example but not limited to consultants/educational psychologists etc) employed by the council in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
4. The job specification for the person responsible for:
a. Managing SEN/D provision for the LA
b. Compiling the Local Offer for the LA
5. The qualifications held by the person responsible for the following role in each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015:
a. Managing SEN/D provision for the LA
b. Compiling the Local Offer for the LA

I would like the above information to be provided to me electronically.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Yours faithfully
Eleanor Bernardes

Information Security, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

FOI request - Ref FOI/15/0576

I wish to acknowledge receipt of your attached request for information.

I have asked the relevant officers of the Authority to commence enquiries immediately to find all applicable information relating to your request under the FOI Act and to supply any which is found to me.

Your request has to be processed within a maximum of 20 working days, which means the Council must provide you with the information it has (assuming no exemptions are claimed) by 18/08/2015. If it is possible to provide you with the information within a shorter timescale then that will be done.

Should you have any queries about this matter please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind Regards

FOI Officer

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Blackett, Neil, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

Hi

Unfortunately due to staff holidays we may not be able to finalise this
request within the 20 working day period but would envisage this will be
done a few days late. I hope this is okay. Apologies for this.

 

Neil Blackett

Complaints & Information Governance Officer

People Services

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

 

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Redcar

Yorkshire

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Gallacher, Sue, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

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Sent on behalf of Neil Blackett

 

Please find your response attached.

 

Thank you Sue

 

Sue Gallacher
Business Support Coordinator

Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

 

Seafield House

Kirkleatham Street

Redcar

Yorkshire

TS10 1SP

Tel: (01642) (44)4601

 

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