Assistant LDD Manager

Assistant LDD Manager

Brockenhurst College has an opportunity for an Assistant Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Manager (Assistant LDD Manager) to join their dedicated and enthusiastic team based in Brockenhurst. You will be working on a full-time basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £26,434 - £28,183 per annum.

 

We are a high-achieving college who attract around 2,800 sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a huge range of courses and superb facilities.

Organisation
Brockenhurst College
Curriculum/Support Area
Functional Skills, ESOL, ALS & HNS
Contract Type
Permanent
Employment Basis
Full time
Contracted working hours
37 hours per week
Location
Brockenhurst College
Salary
between 26434 to 28183 per annum DOE
Closing date
09/12/2021
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Brockenhurst College has an opportunity for an Assistant Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Manager (Assistant LDD Manager) to join their dedicated and enthusiastic team based in Brockenhurst. You will be working on a full-time basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £26,434 - £28,183 per annum.

 

We are a high-achieving college who attract around 2,800 sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a huge range of courses and superb facilities.

As the Assistant LDD Manager you will support students with specific learning and/or social needs to achieve to the best of their ability and implement statutory expectation of SEND provision across college.

 

Key responsibilities as our Assistant LDD Manager:

- Assist the LDD Manager to provide a holistic, person centred approach to meeting individual needs of learners in receipt of an EHCP.

- Act as a first point of contact for students with additional needs.

- Attend transfer reviews within schools for those students in receipt of an EHCP

- Facilitate transitional familiarity visits to the college.

- Inform teaching (and other) staff in a timely manner about the specific needs of individuals.

- Participate in the delivery of cross college SEND training for staff.

- Interview students in receipt of an EHCP.

- Participate in and contribute to the ALS project team.

- Liaise with Heads of Curriculum, Line Manager, support and teaching staff, parents and others

- Attend other internal and external meetings as required.

- Work closely and liaise with Skills Development to support students with additional learning needs

- Mentor students with learning difficulties and disabilities, where appropriate.

- Notify health & safety partner when there is the need for a PEEP/Risk assessment

- Facilitate and attend meetings with Educational Psychologists, students and their parents

- Support the SEND Administrator to ensure completion of administrative tasks

- Chair annual reviews.

Key skills and requirements needed to become our Assistant LDD Manager:


- Degree or equivalent level qualification/ experience. Teaching and/or supporting teaching qualifications.

- Previous work with young people with SEND and their families.

- Previous work in secondary/post 16/ Local authority SEN team.
- Able to demonstrate a clear understanding to students with special education needs.

- Knowledge of the SEND Code of Practice 2014 and the statutory duties placed on an educational setting to meet the

needs of individual learners.

- Experience working with Local Authority/SEN Teams

- Understanding of person centred review process.

 

Benefits of becoming our Assistant LDD Manager:

- Access to onsite Gym, Tennis/Badminton courts, Football pitches (indoor & out)

- Weekly staff Yoga and Football

- On-site Nursery offers childcare at superb rates in and outside of term time

- Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free eye care vouchers

- Free secure onsite parking

- Access to a range of discounts including shopping, travel and healthcare

- 25 days leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)

- An option to purchase further leave through our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme (Support Staff only)

- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme provided externally to the College. This is a completely confidential service and is free to all members of staff at the College

 

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Assistant LDD Manager role then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date: 09 December 2021

 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.