Specialist Practitioner SEND

  • Job Reference: WREQ3597
  • Date Posted: 26 July 2022
  • Employer: Weston College
  • Website: https://www.weston.ac.uk/
  • Location: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Salary: £23,960 to £25,488
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Exceptional times call for exceptional people! Make a real difference by embarking on a career in SEND that changes people's lives and creates brighter futures for vulnerable young people.

The Learning Support area at Weston College leads the field and is proactive in informing the sector, sharing good practice and developing inclusive provision for all learners. This specialist support provision is extended across all the teaching campuses at Weston College including Knightstone, South West Skills, Loxton, HALC and Weston Bay - the college’s residential training centre.

The post-holder will deliver specialist support programmes for students who are undertaking a range of courses from Entry Level through to Higher Education level. Some students attend Weston College on a full-time basis, others for one day a week and spend the remainder of the week in the workplace however others solely attend within the workplace.

As an employee of Weston College, you will have access to a huge range of benefits and support, including but not limited to:

  • Wellbeing @ Weston hub, providing well-being support for all;
  • A staff welfare officer;
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7, 365 days a year);
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders, and the opportunity to complete this training yourself;
  • A mentor to support you in your new role;
  • Training and development opportunities;
  • Regular staff conferences, with guest speakers;
  • Staff social events;
  • Free on-site parking (dependent on location);
  • Great progression opportunities;
  • Generous pension schemes.

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.