Additional Learning Support Lead: Vision Business, Mansfield

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Vision West Nottinghamshire CollegeMansfield

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,330 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

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
  • 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 


The role will report into the ALS Manager but will specifically focus on Dyslexia support provided to our Apprentices within Vision Business. 

The main focus of Vision Business is to deliver high impact consultative solutions that exceed the expectations of businesses and individuals who engage with us. Apprenticeship delivery is at the heart of what we do and we make a substantial contribution to the Government’s apprenticeship strategy, we are a market leader in our field and everything we do is about maintaining and strengthening our position.

We measure our success by how many of our clients achieve their apprenticeship programme and are happy with the service. We also measure how many of our employers value the services we provide to their business and the contribution our apprentices make. 

The ideal candidate should have experience and knowledge across the range of Additional Learning Support and in particular Dyslexia. You should also have working knowledge of the support funding available for Apprentices. You will work closely with the ALS Manager, Dyslexia Coordinator, Specialists, Quality Managers and Funding/Compliance Team and across the different Curriculum Areas. Your focus will be the planning, delivering and tracking of tailored support packages to college apprentices with an identified Additional Learning Need. In addition you will have recent, relevant experience delivering administrative support to a wider team enabling processes to become streamlined and fit for purpose.

This post presents a genuine opportunity in the area of Additional Learning Support and would suit an individual who is flexible in their approach, highly motivated and passionate about additional needs, specifically focused on making a difference to our college apprentices. Training will be given to the successful applicant as part of an individual continuous professional development plan to be agreed, and will be a requirement of the post.

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. 

More about Vision West Nottinghamshire College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
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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....