Learning Support Co-ordinator, North London

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ambitious CollegeNorth London

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,613 pa
Contract term: Permanent

You will be required to work 42 weeks per year, including two weeks full training in July/August, but will be paid for 52 weeks per year

Do you find it rewarding when you see a young adult succeed for the very first time, sometimes against the odds?

Are you ready to create opportunities that make a long lasting impression?

If so, we want to hear from you! 

Ambitious College is a unique new specialist further education provision for learners aged 16 to 25 with autism and complex needs. We support learners to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to make a successful transition to adulthood and to live and work as part of their community.

The college is growing and we are looking for a new Learning Support Co-ordinator to join our dedicated support team based in Tottenham. You’ll work alongside learning and behaviour specialist and allied health professionals to support our learners to achieve outstanding outcomes.

As a Learning Support Co-ordinator your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of Learning and Behaviour Specialists
  • Ensuring the delivery of a high-quality service via person-centred programmes
  • Maintaining excellent levels of care and support that follow agreed practices and protocols
  • Working directly with our learners as well as providing ground support in a management capacity. 

You will need:

  • Demonstrable experience of supervising/mentoring staff in a service for people with autism, with the ability to lead, motivate and performance-manage effectively
  • Experience of working directly with people with autism and a willingness to undertake direct care tasks, as well as participating in college and community-based sessions
  • Knowledge of CQC regulation requirements and compliance, ideally with demonstrable experience of working in a CQC-registered service
  • Experience of supporting people who can engage in a range of behaviours that challenge using a positive behaviour support approach
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, with the ability to stay calm and focused and to build positive relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Physical and emotional resilience
  • The commitment and flexibility to provide high-quality person-centred support

For further details please see visit our website. 

Closing date: Sunday 25 February 2018 (midnight)

Ambitious about Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that at least one reference will be taken up prior to interview and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Please note we have not engaged any agencies to work on this role and only direct applications will be considered.



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Type: Special Needs
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 19 - 25 years
Address: Pears Campus, The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, High Road, Tottenham, London, N15 4RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3870 8775
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Ambitious College is a mixed independent specialist college for pupils with special needs aged between 16 and 25. It is located in Tottenham, north London, and caters for students with autism and complex needs. 

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