Assistant EHCP Co-ordinator

Location
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£22,148
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

The Progress and Inclusion department is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic professional for this exiting role. This is a great opportunity to develop a range of knowledge and skills in the area of Chairing and reviewing Educational, Health and Care Plans across the college.

The successful post holder will be responsible for ensuring that Special Educational Needs and Disability provision is reviewed and that specified legal and statutory requirements for SEND students are met within the college. Supporting the implementation of the SEND code of practice, they will be fully involved in organising and chairing college EHCP annual reviews. In addition, working with feeder schools to ensure smooth transition for students with more complex Special Educational Needs. Supporting the EHCP coordinator Team Leader where required with EHCP requests and consultation with potential students is a requirement.

The post holder will need to be able to work on their own initiative, be highly organised and be able to participate in and develop good working practices for the implementation of the SEND code of practice.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential in this role as the post holder will be representing Kirklees College at external and Internal meetings with a variety of partners including external agencies, schools, parents, carers and local authority Colleagues.

The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and a relevant L3 qualification ( e.g. Learning Support/SEN-Coordination)  The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As an employer, we are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Visit the Jobs page on our website for further information.

Please apply via the link.

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