A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK
Working 36 hours per week
Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for someone to join the College who can contribute to our continued success. Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, enrichment activities, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies. Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.
Within this role you will be responsible for managing the Additional Learning Support (ALS) provision across the college and ensuring the successful completion of initial assessments of ALS needs through recruitment, admissions and induction. You will manage a team of staff to deliver a high quality and responsive service that is centred on meeting the needs of learners. With proven experience of assessing learners with specific learning difficulties and/or disabilities, you will ensure appropriate support is in place to maximise the outcomes for learners. This will involve close liaison with academic staff teams and support services to ensure a positive experience for all learners who attend the college. You will be expected to act on your own initiative and make sound judgements particularly when responding to emergency situations. Educated to degree level, you will also possess a minimum of GCSE grade C in English and Maths or equivalent and possess (or be willing to achieve) a Counselling qualification.
The benefits of working for the College include: access to the Local Government pension scheme, free on-site parking, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. To find out more information about the College, view the job description and person specification and to download an application form please visit the careers page at www.northern.ac.uk. For any queries about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01226 776000.
Application forms must be submitted by 5.00 pm on Wednesday 31 August 2016. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7 September 2016.
The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff group.
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