Specialist Practitioner - SLD (Fixed Term for 1 Year)

  • Job Reference: WREQ3567
  • Date Posted: 25 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

The SEND 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 delivery specialist support programmes for students who are studying within Preparation for Life area within Foundation Learning at Weston College. External and internal collaboration with curriculum staff, personal tutors, assessors, job coaches and employers is critical in enabling students to overcome their barriers, develop their independence and achieve sustainable progression.

As a Weston College Group employee, you will have access to a great range of benefits, including:

  • CPD opportunities
  • Access to exciting College Events
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Yearly academic conferences
  • Staff wellbeing programme and dedicated counselling service
  • Staff discounts using the perkz scheme
  • On site gym and discounted gym memberships

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’, its Higher Education provision is graded ‘Gold’ by TEF, and Weston College has recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People ‘Champion’ and has been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.’

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