EHCP Practitioner - Supported Learning

Northampton College
14086.00 - 15652.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

(Fixed Term for 12 Months)

Job purpose

Nationally a new process for identifying students who have high support needs has been implemented, with Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) being a key part of this process.. The post holder will be responsible for the EHCP and High Needs processes in Supported Learning Curriculum area.

Duties and responsibilities


To have administrative overview of all EHCPs in the Supported Learning area of the college

To log on receipt and ensure timely response

To monitor and record when students start courses

To ensure that all support provision identified by assessors is put in place for students with EHCP

To lead on timely review meetings, to include inviting attendees, collating and distributing reports and leading the meetings in accordance with Northamptonshire County Council guidance. Training on guidance will be given)

To complete reports after review meetings and distribute as per guidelines.

To ensure the distribution of assessment information and support targets to the staff responsible for students with EHCPs and high needs.

To ensure that support for all high needs students who do not have EHCPs is reviewed by teachers and practitioners in timely fashion.

To provide support and advice to students who are undertaking the EHCP application process.

Once the process is fully understood, to deliver staff training on EHCPs

Generic Business Support

Your duties may include, but will not be limited to:

To support and contribute to the friendly and supportive ethos of the Faculty/Department, particularly in communications with learners and staff

To maintain the highest professional standards

To participate on appraisal and staff development

To treat colleagues with dignity and respect

To demonstrate an understanding of the significance of equality of opportunity and diversity, and implement it in all aspects of your work

To ensure a healthy and safe working environment at all times, and take reasonable care for your own safety and that of other College users

To comply with all approved College policies and procedures

Ability to travel to other College sites as and when required.

The above list is not exhaustive. The responsibilities and duties may vary from time to time without changing the character of the post. You will be expected to adopt a flexible approach to ensure the efficient and effective running of departments.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Interview Date: Thursday, 3 November 2016

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and you will need to complete an application form to be considered for this position.