We are now looking for two Progress Coordinators; one to join us at South Thames College and one to join us at Carshalton College.
As Progress Coordinator, you will develop and manage the delivery of a high quality, cost effective support service to learners with physical disabilities, medical conditions, sensory impairments, mental health issues, learning difficulties and other inclusive needs to meet the College’s strategic and objective aims.
You will act as the nominated person for referrals from professionals working with the young person and assess the individuals needs, including risk assessments, and act as a lead for an agreed caseload of learners including assessing support needs, requesting high needs support funding, coordinating support packages that meet EHCP outcomes and chairing EHCP annual reviews.
We’re looking for an individual who has a successful and proven track record in managing a support provision in a post 16 educational setting for learners with mental health issues, physical disabilities, medical conditions, sensory impairments, learning difficulties and other support needs to enhance achievement rates. Able to communicate effectively at a variety of levels, you will have good working knowledge of how to support learners in an educational context and have good working knowledge of the SEND reforms, equality & safeguarding legislation and the implications for the Learning Support Service.
Experience of coordinating and supervising a team is also essential, as is a proven track record of delivering staff development training. A Level 3 qualification (or above) in Social Work or Advice & Guidance is desirable, however, this is not essential.
Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 18th July 2021
The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 26 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.
South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.
We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.
When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.