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Lecturer in SEND (Speech, Language and Communication)

Weston CollegeNorth Somerset

Exceptional times call for exceptional people. Make a real difference by embarking on a career in SEND that changes people's lives and creates brighter futures for vulnerable young people. Access training from level 1 to degree level in Inclusivity delivered by our award winning team of specialist SEND practitioners and be part of 1 of 3 national Centres for Excellence in SEND that is innovating and shaping best practice for our future generation.

The person appointed will need to be qualified speech and language therapist and registered with the HCPC. They will also need to have at least 2 years post-qualification experience working in education including SEND learners with more complex Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).

The provision at Weston College for learners with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) leads the field and is pro-active in informing the sector, sharing good practice and developing innovative provision for learners. This specialist provision offers a wide range of inspiring, innovative and high-quality individualised programmes for learners who have previously had difficulties in engaging with education and have experienced a wide range of barriers to their learning.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Platinum' by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College's commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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