Additional Learning Support Administrator, Mansfield

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Vision West Nottinghamshire CollegeMansfield

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Start date: January
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16790 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

There’s never been a more exciting time to join West Nottinghamshire College Group. West Nottinghamshire College Group has grown from a local college to an international organisation with a reputation for dynamism and success.  The college group is made up of a number of separate companies all with education and training to the very highest level at their heart.  

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Outstanding resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group, VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience.


When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (July)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Butterflies Day Nursery (Derby Road)
  • On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre


Vision West Nottinghamshire College has grown rapidly over the last three years; it is a dynamic learning organisation with turnover over £45 million.  To complement our excellent Additional Learning Support (ALS) Team, we are seeking to appoint an ALS Administrator. You will be responsible for arranging and servicing all Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP) reviews to meet statutory deadlines and providing reports and may be required to provide administrative assistance for the efficient and effective management of the wider ALS team.

Working with a high level of autonomy, you will co-ordinate all learners with EHCPs in both Foundation Studies and the wider college. This will involve liaison with ALS, Schools of Learning, Local Authorities, other professionals and young people and their parents/carers.  You will have recent, relevant understanding of additional needs as well as excellent organisational, administrative and secretarial skills.  You will have a working knowledge of office technology packages, including word processing applications, databases and spreadsheets.  Ideally, you will be qualified in Business Administration to Level 2 with a willingness to work towards a Level 3 qualification if not already held.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you will be the first line of contact with internal and external partners regarding EHCPs including new, transfers and statutory annual reviews.  You should be flexible and adaptable, be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and maintain accuracy and quality of outcomes at all times.  You will be required to work on your own initiative as required as well as liaising with the ALS Manager and other professionals.

You should be willing to continuously update your professional development and undertake training in the use of learner administration systems, college procedures and legislative compliance in relation to duties undertaken.

It is essential that you have the ability to build positive relationships, displaying excellent communication, organisational skills and administrative skills, demonstrating a flexible and professional attitude.

Whilst this vacancy is advertised as full time, term time.  We will consider applications from candidates who are looking for a more flexible working pattern working part-time.  Please detail your preferred working hours on your application form.  Please note that you may be require to support at meetings that may be scheduled later in the afternoon / early evening.

The role will require you to take on and work to the college’s values; working with Professionalism, taking Responsibility for your actions, and giving Respect to clients and colleagues alike. 

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More about Vision West Nottinghamshire College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Derby Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 5BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1623 627191
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Vision West Nottinghamshire College is a mixed, non-denominational further education college in Nottinghamshire serving students from the age of 16 and above. The college has approximately 1,200  full and part-time students attending every year....