Inclusion and Support Trainer

Specific Hours: Up to 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Proposed interview date - 28th June

Derby College Group (DCG) have a brilliant opportunity for you to join the Inclusion Curriculum Team as an Inclusion and Support Trainer, based at our iconic Broomfield Hall Campus. The team you’ll be joining shares a passion and commitment for working with young people with SEND and the team is growing year on year. They are passionate about ensuring that young people and adults with complex needs develop the skills and confidence for increasingly independent lives. We are looking for a new team member who shares this same motivation. 

The Opportunity

Within this role you’ll work proactively in ensuring our students access a full range of personalised learning activities to support preparation for adulthood and meaningful adult lives. The role is fundamental in ensuring students are ready for positive progression and are well-prepared to be confident and successful in life and work. 

You’ll be working with the wider Inclusion Curriculum Team to:

  • Collaborate with learners and their circle of support to create robust,meaningful and person-centred support plans.
  • Implement robust initial assessment and baseline profiling systems.
  • Personalise programmes to meet individual needs and EHCP outcomes.
  • Provide highly effective delivery in a range of contexts and environments, including small groups and full class sessions.
  • Undertake required CPD and research into specific inclusion needs.
  • Be an ambassador of inclusive practice in wider college context. 

About you

You’ll be inclusive and proactive in your work and have specialist knowledge and understanding of educational provision for people with learning difficulties / disabilities including autism and SEMH. You will have the skills and experience to deliver personalised learning programmes including embedded English and maths, social skills, and personal development. To be successful in this role, you’ll also have skills and experience in the effective implementation of RARPA.

To see the full job description and requirements, please click the link below.

The Benefits

  • 34 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where these occur)
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with a 20.5% employer contribution
  • Discount at our Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ onsite Little Explorers Nursery
  • TOTUM discount card (aka NUS/Student Discount Card) / discounted Tastecard
  • Discounts on East Midlands Railway Annual Season Tickets
  • Microsoft Office for FREE with 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • Discount on treatments at SENSI our onsite salon at the Roundhouse
  • Flint Bishop Solicitors – free will writing, 1-hour free consultation with family department, 10% discount on Conveyancing services
  • Continuous development and progression opportunities

If you require visa sponsorship

Please note that unfortunately, this role is ineligible for sponsorship under the UK Visas & Immigration points-based immigration system. Applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK but would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route. Please consult the Home Office website for further information.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which promotes and values diversity. We welcome all talent irrespective of age, disability, neuro-divergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances. We ensure that our policies and procedures treat all applicants consistently and fairly during our recruitment process. 

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, reasonable adjustments, or about the role, please contact us at

Safeguarding statement

DCG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  An online search of the preferred candidate is completed to help to identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which the college may need to explore with the candidate further. Please be advised that it is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Recruitment Agencies - We have a PSL of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list.

Job Description

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.