ECHP Co-ordinator, Greater London

£35,058 to £36,897 per annum

Posted 5 days ago | ref: 241594

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Protocol are working with a leading FE College based in the West London area. It is a very well-established College graded as “Outstanding” by Ofsted. The College’s students are at the heart of what they do, and their priority is to prepare all their learners for the future. The excellent staff and facilities ensure that they provide a well-rounded learning experience to students to help them reach their full potential. Last year over 800 students from the A-Level and Vocational Courses went on to study at top universities.

Our client currently has an exciting opportunity to join them on a permanent basis as a EHCP Co-ordinator starting in August 2022

We are looking for candidates who have in-depth knowledge of SEND students and effective support and intervention strategies, whilst also displaying sound organisational skills and the passion to help co-ordinate effective ECHP plans for current students enrolled at this outstanding college. 

Role responsibilities

  • To coordinate Education Health Care Needs (EHC) needs assessment planning process for individual students and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Manage the Annual Review process ensuring that timelines are adhered to by all staff involved in the Annual Review Process and provide training and support to both ALS and Curriculum staff.
  • Actively develop partnership working with parents, practitioners, young people and other agencies to ensure effective delivery of the learning support service for High Needs students.
  • Be responsible for a caseload and act as the EHC Case Officer in line with the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice and ensure that the statutory responsibilities and the Authority’s local policies and strategies are adhered to.

The person & qualifications

  • Qualified to a good standard (Minimum GCSE Level)
  • Specialist qualification in aspects of SEN is desireable
  • Knowledge of the Children & Families Act and the SEN and Disability Code of practice 0-25 years and associated regulations
  • Evidence of sound knowledge of effective support and intervention strategies for learners with SEND
  • Experience of drawing up individual action plans, monitoring their implementation and making adjustments relating to pupil progress or changes in circumstances
  • Strong organisational skills with an ability to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively, considering the views of others, including effective verbal and written communication and excellent presentation skills

Please note, the deadline for applications for this position are on Wednesday 29th June

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.