SEND Commissioning Officer in FE, Wandsworth

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South Thames CollegeWandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,389 - £30,768
Contract term: Permanent

As a College group we have an increasing number of learners requiring high needs support funding and so require a second Commissioning Officer to join the current officer and Commissioning Manager.  You will play a pivotal part in negotiating funding from local authorities on behalf of the College as well as co-ordinating consultations and EHCP reviews on behalf of colleagues in the team. You will be based at South Thames College, Wandsworth with some travel to other colleges in the group.


You must have a proven track record of working successfully in SEND in a local authority, school or post-16 educations, and an excellent working knowledge of the SEND Children and Families Act 2014 Part 3. You will have excellent organisational and negotiation skills and the ability to successfully manage high volumes of data including using Atlas database.


Closing date for the return of an online application form is Thursday 23rd January 2020

Interview will be held on Friday 31st January 2020


South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training. 


The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.  


We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.




More about South Thames College
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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Wandsworth Campus, Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8918 7777
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South Thames College is part of the South Thames Colleges Group. The Group was formed on 1 August 2017 when Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College merged, creating one of London’s largest providers of post-16 ed...