At Hillingdon Manor, we provide specialist education for c170 pupils, aged between 5-19. Located across two sites our Primary School Yiewsley Grange supports around c55 students. Within Yiewsley Grange we deploy a wide range of teaching strategies to engage and develop the progress of learners, who present with a range of learning difficulties and styles. Our students are taught in smaller class sizes and all students work towards an Equals Semi-Formal Curriculum and equivalent qualifications in functional skills. We are in commuting distance of Cowley, Colham Green, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, Hayes and surrounding areas.
Job Summary and Duties
Working in this newly created role as EHCP & Transition Officer, you will have responsibility for organising and managing the annual review of Education Health & Care Plans for all secondary students, working closely with the both the Education & Administration team to ensure the school is fulfilling its statutory responsibilities in line with SEN Code of Practice 2014.
The role is offered on a permanent basis working term time only, 38.5 hours per week.
In brief the role of EHCP & Transition Officer will involve:
- Playing an active role in supporting the application of EHCPs in school
- Liaising with key staff members to ensure provision is compliant with SEN Code of Practice 2014
- Providing intensive support to young people aged 14-19 by working with individually and small groups to prepare them for their next phase of education, training or employment
- Acting as a liaison for families and as an advocate for the students by attending Annual Review Meetings
- Overseeing careers advice and guidance, along with any work related learning in line with our Skills For Life Curriculum
- Supporting the SMT, creating and providing reports and statistics for internal and external use
Key Skills Required:
- A good standard of education to include Maths & English to at least GCSE level, Grade C or above or equivalent
- Have an understanding and experience in the administration of Education Health & Education Care Plans
- Be knowledgeable and have an understanding of the barrier affecting young people with a diagnosis of ASD and additional needs
- Confidence and experience of working directly with young people both individually as well as in a group environment
- Experience in careers advice & guidance, youth and community work, social work, teaching or education welfare.
Please apply online now or call 0330 998 0441 for further information.
Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.
Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.