Assistive Technology Adviser

Location
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary
£21,041.57- £23,177.61
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
08 Jul 2021
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Assistive Technology Adviser

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum

Permanent

Salary: £21,041.57- £23,177.61 FTE

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.

We are seeking to appoint an individual to support the delivery of Assistive Technology to learners at the College. You will be responsible for providing an effective AT service that identifies and meets learner need to include the purchase, installation, and maintenance of those technology solutions. You will work closely with those individual learners; curriculum, residential, support staff and technical resources staff to identify creative solutions and support the College towards achieving an “outstanding” Ofsted grade.

You must be able to demonstrate your capacity to work with people with specific learning difficulties/Asperger syndrome/sensory disabilities with the aim of developing their independence and potential.   Assistive Technology training will be provided and mandatory for this role.

You should hold a level 3 IT and/or Engineering qualification as a minimum requirement and be extremely IT literate. 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.

It is a standard Monday to Friday work pattern, with one late evening per week (13.00- 21.00) during term time. The on-call rota requires that you are available approximately one week in five during term time.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact us via email at vacancies@hereward.ac.uk or telephone 02476426126.

For details of this and other career opportunities visit our website https://www.hereward.ac.uk/about/join-our-team/

You should submit completed application and diversity monitoring forms to vacancies@hereward.ac.uk no later than 9.00 a.m. on Monday 28th June 2021.

Interviews and assessments for this role will take place on Friday 2nd July 2021.*

*The College reserves the right to change this date.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Enhanced DBS disclosure and provide referee details. Start dates will be conditional upon receipt of a satisfactory DBS check and references.

Whilst all applications are judged on merit alone, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates, as this section of the community is currently under-represented in our workforce. The College Is committed to supporting employees who experience mental health difficulties and is proud to display the Mindful Employer logo.

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