Independent Learning Support Manager

Coventry, West Midlands
28,553.54 - 30,786.05
20 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
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Independent Learning Support Manager

39 term time working weeks, Sept to August, plus 7.5 paid holiday weeks


Salary: £28,553.54  - 30,786.05 FTE, pro rata to weeks worked

Hourly rate - £14.8001 - £15.9572

Hereward is an exciting and innovative college with a reputation for high-quality provision that is responsive to the needs of our students. Based in Coventry, we specialise in providing excellent education and support to students with diverse and complex needs. Our staff are committed to enabling students to fulfil their ambitions.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Independence and Learning Support (ILS) Manager. A good team player with excellent communication skills, the post holder will lead and manage a flexible and responsive team and have overall responsibility for;

  • The implementation of teaching, learning and assessment support strategies for individual learner, evaluating their success and making modifications where necessary.
  • Liaising with teachers and Pathway Leaders to ensure an effective response to EHCPs and initial diagnostic reports, to allocate ILS support effectively.
  • The management and supervision of an Independence and Learning Support team who have joint educational and care responsibilities.
  • Developing innovative approaches to curriculum and service delivery
  • Working in close partnership with Pathway Leaders and other departments to provide a person-centred learning experience.
  • Providing a coherent and integrated support structure in the classroom, which meets the needs of individual learners.
  • Acting as a role model for learners to reinforce appropriate communication and social skills.
  • Assisting, guiding and encouraging learners to be as independent as possible.

It is essential that you hold a minimum Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent qualification or willingness to work toward; have supervisory and/or managerial experience in an education setting, have experience of working with young people with Autism and complex physical, communication and learning needs and have evidence of continuous professional development.

A level 2 qualification (GCSE Grade A – C) or equivalent in English and maths (or demonstration that you are operating at level 2 in both subjects) is essential.  

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Closing date: 7th October 2019 at 12:00

Interviews and assessments for this role will take place on 14th and 15th October 2019*

*The College reserves the right to change these dates.

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