Head of Academy Supported Learning, South Yorkshire

£32,000 - £38,000 per annum

Posted 1 month ago | ref: 203080

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Protocol is delighted to be working with an education provider based in South Yorkshire in the recruitment to their next Head of ALS.

The post-holder will implement the Cross College Strategy for ALS and the High Needs provision to achieve outstanding results. This will in turn enable the continuous raising of standards and drive a positive culture of high aspirations to improve the student experience.

Role responsibilities

  • Implement the Cross College Strategy for Additional Learning Support (ALS) and the High Needs provision to achieve a minimum Grade 2 whilst working towards an Outstanding grade.
  • Support liaison with the Local Authority to secure appropriate funding for High Needs students aged 16-24.
  • Ensure the College meets legal duties and best practice in respect of SEND and student support.
  • Develop, plan and manage the delivery of ALS activities across all relevant College locations covering 14-16, adult, full time, part time provision, providing leadership, inspiration and constructive challenge for all direct reports and a wider area.
  • Deputise for the Assistant Principal if and when required; represent the college at events as required.

The person & qualifications

  • Degree level qualification or relevant industrial experience of professional qualification.
  • Level 2 English Language and Maths or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience of leadership and management in the field of ALS in a College (or similar) setting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and Equality and Diversity legislation.
  • Experience of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

About Protocol

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The legal bit

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