SEND Coordinator (Educational Health and Care Plan)
About the Role
The primary function of this role is to coordinate the processes and procedures in line with RNN’s duty for learners with Education Health and Care Plans studying within RNN Group.
You will also, in some cases, be the primary point of contact for learners and be required to work collaboratively with the wider college community to ensure that the Group meets its duty in terms of the SEND Code of Practice and Local Authority Graduated Response.
As SEND Coordinator you will be responsible for coordinating the processes and procedures to ensure that RNN Group meets its duty outlined in the SEND Code of Practice. You will chair EHCP annual reviews and represent the College on behalf of Local Authorities. You will effectively prepare EHCP reports and reviews as appropriate and monitor performance and progression of the learners with EHCP’s in conjunction with both curriculum and support staff.
To achieve this, you will be required to have a high level of professionalism, communication and personal skills. A background in SEND support and extensive knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice is essential. You will also have a level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy and hold a specialist qualification in a relevant subject area, or be willing to work towards.
In addition to a sound knowledge of SEND, High Needs and a broad range of health & medical related issues this role requires you to possess a high level of professionalism, good verbal and written communication skills, an ability to accurately record information in a timely manner, empathy and flexibility to meet the needs of a variety of learners and their families.
You will be employed within the ALS Team within the student support services department structure under the overall management of the Head of SEND and High Needs. You will report directly to the ALS Team Leader for professional, personal and organisational direction.
Our excellent benefits and rewards package:
- Access to local government pension
- Up to 41 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
- Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
- Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
- Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
- Parking available at all of our sites
- Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications
What is the RNN Group?
RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;
- We are Inclusive,
- We have Integrity,
- We Deliver,
- We are One Team.
We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)
We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check.
Closing date: Monday 2 October 2023 – if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.
If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.