Learning Support Manager

Carshalton College
Carshalton, UK
15 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About us - South Thames College's Group

The Group is expanding its services dedicated to supporting the aspirations and needs of our local communities including learners with SEND. We provide high quality specialist in-house support such as speech and language therapy and specialist teaching. We can offer you an excellent range of continuous professional development activities and opportunities for career progression.

About the role

You will manage the support provision for learners with SEND and ESOL, English and Maths support needs on mainstream courses. You will line manage specialists in disabilities, medical conditions and mental health needs along with a Lead Specialist Learning Assistant to ensure a highly effective service to learners. You will create personalised support packages in collaboration with the Specialist Services Assessment Manager so that learners can overcome barriers to learning and develop resilience and independence.

About you

You will have a clear understanding of the educational impact of a wide range of learning difficulties, disabilities, medical conditions and mental health needs and be able to lead and train a team to improve the achievement of learners. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills and a good knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice 2014.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application form is 19th July 2019.

Interviews will be held on 18th July 2019.

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London's largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students' success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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