Learning Support Co-ordinator

Capel Manor College
United Kingdom
£24,053.00 - £25,496.00 Per Annum
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Learning Support Co-ordinator Location: Crystal Palace Salary: £24,053 to £25,496 plus £1,791 London Weighting Permanent, Full-time Capel Manor College is London's only specialist college for land-based studies and an internationally renowned learning resource for those interested in Horticulture, Animal Management, Saddlery, Arboriculture, Floristry, Garden Design, Countryside and the Environment. We are currently looking for a Learning Support Co-ordinator to join our vibrant Student Services department at the Crystal Palace campus. You would be supporting students with a variety of learning needs to access the curriculum and college life. These is a varied and rewarding role for someone who is equally comfortable supporting students to access classroom based learning one lesson, and practical landscaping or animal management activities the next! Ideally you will have experience of working with students with disabilities and learning difficulties and/or knowledge of one or more of our vocational areas. The post holder will be responsible for assessing and co-ordinating support packages for students with Special Educational Needs (SEN), providing guidance to other staff members, arranging annual reviews for students and managing a team of Learning Support Assistants. Training can be provided if the successful candidate does not have experience in one or more of these areas. The role will also involve 3 days contact time with students and this will include in class support, 1:1 or small group support. This truly is an exciting role for an individual who can think outside the box and use a variety of skills to ensure our students feel fully supported in college. Required Skills and Experience: - Experience of managing a varied and complex role - An understanding of Special Educational Needs - Partnership working with tutors and external agencies What's in it for you? The college offers a unique working environment with a range of benefits including: - Access to LGPS Pension Scheme - Employee assistance programme - Superb staff development opportunities This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring list check as it is within regulated activity due to the college being defined as a 'specified place'. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Capel Manor College aims to employ a workforce which reflects the community it serves. Therefore applications from minority groups are welcomed. Where applicants indicate they have a disability and meet the essential criteria in the person specification, they will be short-listed for interview. How to apply To apply for this position, please click on 'Apply' and complete an online application form. Closing date is 10 th October 2017
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