Deputy Head of Learning Support BLUD60078, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:New this week

Kingston CollegeKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £42,710 – £48,553 per annum, inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Contract term: Permanent

This new post has been created to focus on providing consistent, high quality specialist support to learners with SEND on mainstream provision. You will have excellent organisational and leadership skills to share good practice and manage teams across Merton, Carshalton and Kingston Colleges. You will be a successful budget manager and have the skills to effectively analyse and report on significant income and expenditure.

You will also be a qualified teacher with a proven track record as a successful manager in the Learning Support field; and will work alongside the Specialist Services Assessment Manager who manages the specific learning difficulties and speech and language therapy service. You will also have an excellent understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and its practical application; and possess the ability to provide highly effective training to both curriculum and support teams.

You will be supported by a team of experienced managers, administrators and a SEND Commissioning Team for high needs support funding.

The post holder will be required to work across all College sites.

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Monday 26th February 2018.

Interviews will take place the week of Monday 5th March 2018.

South Thames College 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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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 2151
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