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Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Reference
2008369
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Harrogate, GBR
Expiry Date
03/10/2020
Special Educational Needs Coordinator Description SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS COORDINATOR Location: Army Foundation College, Harrogate The Army Foundation College sits on the outskirts of the Victorian Spa town of Harrogat...

Job Description

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Description

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS COORDINATOR

Location: Army Foundation College, Harrogate

The Army Foundation College sits on the outskirts of the Victorian Spa town of Harrogate. A purpose-built site for phase 1 recruits (Junior Soldiers) joining the Army.

Surrounded by 360 degrees of beautiful countryside, Pearson TQ staff benefit from the fantastic on-site facilities a 25 metre pool, full fitted CV and weights suite and squash and badminton courts. To relax there is the Learning Resource Centre and if you fancy a bite to eat there are two on-site cafes.

The college is an elite establishment producing excellent results throughout many aspects of its training, including Sport, Education and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Many visitors flood through our gates; from members of the royal family to footballing royalty to the very highest echelons of the Military hierarchy.

Package: salary & reward package according to qualifications and experience

Contract: Permanent term time only. (Please note AFC terms do not always match with LEA term dates)

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Start Date: Various dates from October 2020

PURPOSE: Determine the strategic development of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) policy and provision in the college in line with the direction given by the Education Manager. Be responsible for day to day operation of the SEND policy and coordination of specific provision to support individual learners with SEN or a disability. Provide professional guidance to colleagues on SEN Junior Soldiers at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.

DESCRIPTION: TQ Education & Training is a provider of outsourced training services to the UK Ministry of Defence, other public sector organisations and private companies, both in the UK and overseas. We have a requirement for SEN Coordinator to work at the AFC, Harrogate.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

Essential

  • Qualified teacher status (this is a requirement under the SEND Code of Practice)
  • Completed the National Award for SEN Coordination (Level 7)
  • Qualified to assess for Access Arrangements
  • Honours degree or equivalent

Desirable

  • Experience of conducting training/leading in INSET
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English/Maths and/or ICT
  • Experience of working with the Military (or other uniformed services)
  • Delivering Functional Skills to soldiers
  • Knowledge or an understanding of current educational developments

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants should apply through the Pearson Jobs website please.

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and applicants will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the DBS.

Primary Location: GB-GB-Harrogate

Work Locations: GB-Harrogate-Army Foundation College Army Foundation College Penny Pot Lane Harrogate HG3 2SE

Job: Learning Delivery

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 22, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2008369

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.