Head of Learning Support & SEN, Altrincham, Stretford and Stockport

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Trafford CollegeAltrincham, Stretford and Stockport

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Head of Learning Support & SEN  

Salary: Competitive 

A unique opportunity exists for a talented and experienced leader of Learning Support & SEN to join the Trafford College Group and play a leading role in realising our vision of being a dynamic career college. 

This is an exciting time to join the Group following Trafford College’s merger with Stockport College.   As Head if Learning Support and SEN you will be the strategic lead for effective transition under SEND legislation for the Group to secure excellent learning pathways for learners. You will proactively lead on SEND activities including strategy, policy formulation and implementation including Education Health and Care Plans, liaising with stakeholders, providing line management to the Education Health and Care Plan co-ordinators, Learning Support Co-ordinators, Specialist Assessment Team leader and the Student Support Assistant. You will also be expected to effectively manage financial and physical resources across your areas of responsibility.  

We are looking for someone with experience of working with 16-19 year olds in a Further Education setting with a detailed knowledge of the Learning Support and SEND area and an ability to develop an effective working relationship with delivery areas. 

A detailed knowledge of the range of national and local issues facing 16-19 year old young people and appropriate services available for signposting is also essential as well as a proven track record of effective partnership working with local authorities, young people, parents / carers in respect of EHCP and High Needs.  A degree is essential as well as a level 2 qualification in Maths and English.   A Level 7 SEN qualification is also desirable.  

If you share our passion for innovation and success there has never been a better time to work for Trafford College Group.  

Trafford College Group – New Group - New Opportunities - A Great Place to Work.  

The Trafford College Group promotes, celebrates and values diversity and is committed to promoting equality for all.  The Trafford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Employment at the Trafford College Group is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and any post in regulated activity will also be subject to an additional barred list check.   To apply, please visit our vacancy page at 

http://www.trafford.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies     Closing date for receipt of applications: 20th July 2018

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More about Trafford College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Altrincham Campus, Manchester Road, West Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5PQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 9524600
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