Plumpton College

Supported Internship Co-ordinator

Location
Plumpton, Lewes
Salary
£23,392 to £27,221 per annum
Posted
28 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Plumpton College were one of the original pilot colleges in 2012 involved in the supported internship programme and are therefore regarded as being at the leading edge of the provision.

We are currently looking to recruit a Supported Internship Co-ordinator at an exciting time for Plumpton College as we embark upon our next phase of ambitious growth.  The post-holder will co-ordinate the effective delivery of the Supported Internship project across all our college sites and work closely with students, employers and families to ensure each student develops meaningful work placement experiences.  The Co-Ordinator will also support and mentor our job coaches.

To succeed in this role the successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with students with learning needs and/or disabilities.  A sound understanding of SEN and learning support are pre-requisites as is evidence of managing groups of learners.  Excellent communication and negotiation skills will be required to develop relationships with employers.  The post-holder will be required to travel to employers’ premises so a current driving licence and car owner is essential.

The role provides an opportunity to make a significant difference to the students’ future prospects and employability. 

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 7 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th April 2019

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 29th April or 7th May

Completed applications should be returned via the apply link.

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