Location: Hitchin and working across Hert, Beds and Cambs
The purpose of this job is to coordinate support for Trainees with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND.)
The coordinator will work closely with the Traineeship Provision and the Additional Learning Support Team interviewing and placing support for our trainees. Where necessary, the coordinator will also undertake some in- class support at various locations.
£18K-£23K basic salary
Contributory Pension Scheme
Participation in group-wide Performance Related Pay (PRP) scheme
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Be directly responsible to the Head of Learning Support and provide a proactive student focused service for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)in the traineeship provision on site and off site
Interview and complete paperwork for all students who are eligible under the Trainee Additional learning Support Policy
Have highly ethical and professional standards when liaising with external partners .
Be able to timetable effective in- class support for students, and ,when required , ensure strict compliance with support detailed in Educational Health and Care Plans
Be responsible for keeping and reporting on accurate and up to date support data ensuring that all support is delivered within a designated budget
Monitor and review support at regular intervals, where necessary, organising and chairing Reviews with internal and external partners
Liaise with traineeship staff to enhance their planning and advise on the recommended differentiated support for trainees
Deliver in class support for students implementing the recommendations and support strategies of the Student Support Plan
Recommend and utilise specialist assistive technology to support teaching and learning and promote independence for trainees
Be expected (if required) to carry out personal care for a student
A strong understanding of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
The necessary experience ,skills and personal qualities to gain immediate close working relationships with trainees who require support
The experience to know when and how to make interventions to ensure that trainees make sustainable progression
Understanding of carrying out personal care for a student
A driving license , use of a car and flexibility to travel between sites
WHO ARE WE
North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a further education college with over 3,000 full time students in the full range of sector areas.
Everything we do at NHC is about helping students get where they want to be in life. That means helping them to develop both the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their chosen occupational area, and the employability skills that we know employers expect of young people when they enter the world of work.
NHC is part of the Hart Learning Group which also includes Hart L&D, a progressive learning and development business that helps business clients of all sizes to engage with emerging talent, and the Hart Schools Trust – a burgeoning multi-academy trust which sponsors a small number of schools in our local community.
We are currently working towards an ambitious five-year strategy. We want NHC to be Outstanding by 2018. To realise our strategy, we need the best people around. We’re building an amazing team, all of whom share our passion, pace and commitment to helping our students get where they want to be in life.
To apply please send a CV and one-page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org