Lecturer in Supported Learning (experience with non verbal autistic learners)

Location: Hounslow
Job Type: Contract
Industry: Secondary Teacher | SEN Teacher
Reference: PE11207242
Salary: £20 - £23 per hour
Job Published: 10 months ago
Job Description and Person Specification

Lecturer in Supported Learning
Reports to: Curriculum and Quality Team Manager
Location: This post will initially be based at the Main Campus, Isleworth (Hounslow)
Salary: £20 - £23 per hour
The purpose of the post is: to teach students with a range of learning disabilities, from pre- entry to entry, within the Supported Learning Programme, delivering the core curriculum within Foundation Learning.

1.Assist the Curriculum and Quality Team Manager in the development of student centred teaching/learning strategies and deliver high quality teaching and learning.
2.Advise and assist the Curriculum and Quality Team Manager with regard to course development and planning.
3.Negotiate targets for performance with the Curriculum and Quality Team Manager and ensure that agreed action is taken to ensure continuing improvement to the quality of the provision.
4.Liaise with other lecturers and other appropriate staff regarding matters of assessment, student progress, work placements and other organisational matters.
5.Ensure that reports relating to students' progress are prepared for parents or outside professional agencies as appropriate.
6.Report to and consult with the Curriculum and Quality Team Manager to ensure that agreed practices are consistently followed, particularly in respect of all review, evaluation and planning activities, including team meetings.
7.Work with, and act as course tutor to students with a wide range of learning disabilities, within the area of Supported Learning.
8.Deliver essential skills and social and life-skills programmes so that students can achieve agreed learning outcomes.
9.Prepare students' references for progression routes.
10.Ensure students are entered for appropriate examinations.
11.Arrange and take part in transition meetings for students to receive advice and guidance regarding careers and further educational opportunities.
12.Consult and advise both staff and partners regarding the viability of EHCP specifications.
13.Incorporate provision and strategies, as specified in Education Health & Care Plans' (EHCPs) into daily teaching.
14.Plan, schedule and chair EHCP review meetings.
15.Produce EHCP application reports and evidence as appropriate

1.Promote and support equality of opportunity in all aspects of the post, and undertake training where necessary, in accordance with the agreed equal opportunities policy.
2.Promote a positive image of the college in all contact with students, employers and professional bodies.
3.Adhere and comply with the college financial regulations.
4.Contribute a mutually supportive approach to the achievements of the mission and strategic objectives of the college.
5.Participate in relevant promotional and marketing events.
6. Identify and adopt inventive solutions to EHCP specifications not currently available.
7.Liaise with appropriate student support agencies within the college, e.g. college counsellors, nurses, student liaison officer.
8.Liaise as required with relevant external agencies.
9.Undertake additional duties at enrolment times as required, including evening work.
10.Carry out such other related duties as may be required by Curriculum and Quality Team Manager/Head of Department.

Person Specification

Please study the items in this carefully and when completing your application form try to describe your knowledge, skills and experience in terms of those particular items:

1.Possess a specialist qualification relevant to the supported learning areas.
2.Have relevant experience in the field of SLDD.
3.Have experience of teaching students with SEN and have the ability to support students towards agreed learning goals.
4.Show commitment to and be able to provide evidence of continuous professional development and demonstrate its impact on teaching and learning.
5.Possess appropriate IT skills relevant to the post or be willing to undertake training.
6.Possess the Training, Assessment & Quality Assurance (TAQA) qualifications for assessors and verifiers or be committed to attaining these awards.
7.Possess good communication skills. Be able to work to deadlines. Be able to work as part of a team.
8.Have an awareness and understanding of Safeguarding, Prevent and how to embed these into the curriculum
9.Have an awareness and understanding of equal opportunities Have a teaching qualification or be willing to obtain one within an agreed timescale. Possess a Literacy and Numeracy qualification at Level 2
10.Have experience of teaching in further education.

16.To be Eligible for the role you must have/be:
17.Able to provide two professional references that cover the last two years of employment. Hold a current DBS certificate that is registered with the Update Service or be willing to complete one.
18.Please email your CV to Richard.Danso@Protocol-Education.com or call Richard on 0203 219 7740