Specialist Services & Assessment Manager, Kingston, Carshalton, Morden & Wandsworth

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South Thames CollegeKingston, Carshalton, Morden & Wandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £37,870 - £44,608 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a manager to develop our specific learning difficulties and speech and language therapy service to ensure consistent effective assessment and support practices across South Thames College's Group mainstream provision. 

In return you will have the opportunity to shape and develop a service that is responsive to the needs in the local community, utilise your skillset to move young people into adulthood and be an integral part of the Learning Support team across South Thames College’s Group. 

You will be an experienced manager with a demonstrable track record of improving outcomes for learners on mainstream provision who have for example, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ASD or Asperger’s Syndrome. You will be confident in responding to EHCP consultations and guiding your team to write provision maps for young people who require high needs support funding.


You will have a teaching qualification and a recognised specific learning difficulties qualification that enables you to complete Form 8s as evidence of your excellent knowledge of exam access assessment practices and JCQ requirements. You should have experience of teaching 1:1 and small groups of learners with specific learning difficulties; ideally in the post 16 sector. 

The post will require regular travel to all four colleges in the South Thames College’s Group. Please note, only applicants with the required qualifications will be considered. 


Closing date for the return of a complete on line application form is Sunday 18th August 2019

Interview will be held on 23rd August 2019

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
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...