Additional Support Team Leader

Crawley College
Crawley, UK
17 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Additional Support Team Leader to identify and co-ordinate in class support for students with learning difficulties/disabilities; prioritising need when necessary. You will be based at our Crawley Campus working on a full time, permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive rate of £26,724 - 29,210 per annum, plus £610 Crawley Weighting allowance per annum.

The Chichester College Group is the largest provider of further education in Sussex and is comprised of 4 Colleges: one at Chichester, one at Crawley, one at Worthing and one at Brinsbury near Pulborough, which is land-based. Through our Colleges we educate and train around 25,000 full and part time students every year and provide teaching excellence to meet the future needs of the regions' employers.

In return for joining us as our Additional Support Team Leader, we will offer you:

- Competitive Pension Scheme

- Generous annual leave package

- Discounted private medical care

- Subsidised local gym membership

- Other high street discounts plus more

Key responsibilities of our Additional Support Team Leader:

- Ensure the area continues to respond effectively to the identified and changing learning needs of both existing and potential students

- Work in partnership with Student Tutors and Course Teams to ensure students are appropriately supported

- Observe and deliver developmental feedback to all Learning Assistants and Course Teams

- Act as an advocate for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities

- Plan, timetable and monitor the delivery of support to students with learning difficulties and disabilities

- Effectively manage the required physical learning resources with regard to budgeting constraints

- Take responsibility for the recruitment of new employees and their induction and development within the team

- Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with external agencies

- Establish and support a cohesive and informed team and co-ordinate and lead relevant team meetings

Our ideal Additional Support Team Leader should have the below skills and experience:

- Education to GCSE standard; grade C or above (or equivalent), specifically including Maths and English

- Degree or equivalent level in a related subject or willingness to obtain

- PTLLS or willingness to obtain

- Experience working in at least one area with people with learning difficulties/disabilities/mental health/behaviours that challenge

- Co-ordinating, motivating and leading a team

- Experience of delivering training in the workplace

- Advocating for young people

- Carrying out lesson observations

- Able to work at either campus where cover is required for sickness or holidays

If you would like to learn more about our Additional Support Team Leader role then please click 'apply' today!

Closing date: 29 August 2019

Interview date: 10 September 2019

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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