LEARNING SUPPORT MANAGER/DEPUTY SENCO REQUIRED
FULL-TIME, 37 HOURS – TERM TIME ONLY PLUS 4 WEEKS
£32,517-£35,068 SIXTH FORM COLLEGES FORUM (SFCA) SUPPORT STAFF BAND 7 SALARY SPINE
An excellent school in the heart of Brighton are looking to appoint an experienced Learning Support Manager / Deputy SENCO from April 2021.
The main purpose of the job:
The Additional Support Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Head of Learning Support with the coordination of the Additional Support Team to provide an effective service for students with long-term and short-term learning difficulties and disabilities and to work towards implementation of the College Strategic Plan.
They will manage a team of LSAs as well as co-ordinate day to day timetabling of in-class support, work with exam access co-coordinator and well-being lead, and support in EHCP plans.
About the department:
The team support students individually in 1-to-1 meetings, in small groups and in class.
The students have issues ranging from dyslexia, dyspraxia, and literacy difficulties through to more complex learning needs. They have several students on the autistic spectrum, some of whom require more intensive support. They also have students who need help with the physical aspects of their studies, such as note-taking and organisation, as well as those who need help to access their curriculum.
The department have developed a first-rate wellbeing service integrated into their additional support area with a team of wellbeing workers, counsellors, and a Mental Health Practitioner.
The ethos of their Additional Support team is that the student is supported to stay in college, to make excellent progress and to be happy.
- A relevant degree and/or professional vocational qualification/or hands experience within a sixth form setting
- A specialist high needs/ SEN professional qualification
- Experience of supporting a range of disabilities and learning difficulties in a post -16 setting.
- A strong commitment to the College’s aim of providing quality education in a supportive community and a commitment to equality of rights and opportunities.
- A recognised teaching qualification/qualified teacher status or other professional qualification equivalent and relevant teaching experience
- A professional qualification in Learning Support needs
- Experience of working within a highly inclusive sixth form setting
For more information, please contact or apply directly today!
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see faqs for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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