EHCP Support Assistant
Based across St Albans and Welwyn
An opportunity has arisen for someone to take on an exciting, diverse, and challenging role within the College. Due to the ongoing emphasis within the SEN reforms and the continued focus, on the Education and Health Care Plan. There is a need for someone with enthusiasm, vision, and excellent organisational skills to manage, administration of the High Needs students across the mainstream provision. Experience within the field of Learning Difficulties and Disabilities is essential.
- Creating, maintaining, and updating EHCPs for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
- Ensuring that EHCPs follow legal and regulatory requirements, such as the Children and Families Act 2014 in the UK.
- Maintaining accurate records of meetings, assessments, and reviews related to EHCPs.
- Handling confidential and sensitive student data in accordance with data protection regulations.
- Managing administrative tasks related to EHCPs, such as scheduling meetings, distributing documentation, and filing reports.
- Offering support and information to parents and students about the EHCP process and their rights.
- Manage Educational, Health and Care Plan process for new students and organise annual reviews.
- Ensure HNF numbers are accurately recorded and feedback to Faculty, Head of Department, ALS Team leader and Director for Life and Skills.
- Represent the College at Local Authority Panels to assist with panel decisions.
- Organise and when required carry out offsite assessments on potential students in accordance with EHCP guidance.
- Ensure EHCP paperwork is completed to required standard.
- Deliver training on EHCP across the College if requested.
To be considered for this role you should have the following.
- Level 4 Diploma in Teaching / Working Towards (Desirable)
- Level 2 English, Mathematics, and ICT
- Experience of working in an FE environment
- Knowledge of the EHCP Process
- Knowledge and Understanding of High Needs Funding Process
- Experience in dealing with administrative quality assurance processes and complying with audit requirements.
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.
Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.
Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to firstname.lastname@example.org