Head of Learning Support, Greater London

£42000 - £47000 per annum

Posted 3 weeks ago | ref: 188033

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We are delighted to be assisting an education provider in West London with the appointment of their next Head of Learning Support.

The successful candidate will ensure that support for learners with SEND leads to success for individual students either in terms of development of independence, life skills, qualifications, completion of course or job outcomes.  


Role responsibilities

  • Working with the Head of School – to develop and manage SEND provision in line with the College’s strategic objectives

  • To manage a team in the delivery of Learning Support for SEND learners and to plan, manage and develop the learning support provision for SEND learners.

  • To manage students with EHCPs. Including administration, application, enrolment, provision of support and budgetary needs for students with EHCPs including High

    Needs students


  •  To manage a team of staff who provide support for deaf or hard-of-hearing students

  • To assist the Head of School and Director to manage the additional support funding claim across the College, and externally provided from local authorities, and

    represent the College as the SENCO.


The person & qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent level qualification

  • Advanced level teaching qualification recognised by the FE sector (e.g. PGCE/DET)

  • SEN qualification or willingness to undertake one e.g the National Award for SEN Coordination

  • Experience of SEN teaching and learning support delivery

  • Good working knowledge of the 2014 SEN Code of Practice

  • An understanding of funding methodology in Learning Support


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 promotes equal rights and is an employment business under The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Work is undertaken on a self-employed basis under contract with Protocol. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all Protocol assignments. All positions advertised by Protocol comply with the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.

As a result of the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we might not be able to respond to every candidate 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.