Additional Learning Support Co-ordinator
Salary: £25,600 – £27,164 per annum
Coventry College is a dynamic and vibrant College at the heart of the historic City of Coventry. We have a clear strategy to deliver the vocational programmes that serve the communities and businesses of the surrounding area, and provide a range of additional support services to all learners, making it a highly rewarding place to work.
We are looking to increase our existing team of ALS Co-Ordinator’s, based within our Learner Support Services department, from where specialist support is provided for a range of individual learner needs to include mental health, dyslexia, dyspraxia and financial support and guidance.
Are you an organised, proactive, enthusiastic and personable individual? The successful candidate will liaise with external agencies, ie schools, CAMHS, Local Authority, making the necessary arrangements to ensure learners with SEND are supported in their transition from school to College and throughout their time at College. You will identify individual support needs, draw up support plans, attend external EHCP review meetings, lead EHCP College reviews in conjunction with external agencies, parents/guardians and teaching staff and ensure documentation is kept updated.
You will maintain a caseload of students with EHCPs and other additional support needs and ensure relevant information is disseminated as appropriate. You will need to produce reports and statistical information as required by the Head of Learner Services.
Successful candidates will:
- Hold a minimum of Level 2 qualification in Maths and English
- Possess a relevant professional qualification
- Have experience of working in a multi-functional cross-College team
- Have experience of maintaining a caseload of young people and setting targets which address barriers to learning and support achievement.
The post is full time , 37 hours per week, however the successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to their hours of work and be prepared to travel off-site to attend meetings.
- Benefits include
- 34 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays)
- Free on-site parking
- A good pension scheme (LGPS)
- Access to CPD
- Annual staff recognition awards
The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.
Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.
We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community. We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments.