ALS and SEND Coordinator

East Surrey College
Croydon, London [Greater London]
£21,186 - £35,847 Per Year
03 Aug 2022 09:30
02 Sep 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Team Leader / Supervisor
Contract Type
Full Time

ALS and SEND Coordinator

ALS and SEND Coordinator

College location:                John Ruskin College (Croydon)

Salary:                                Competitive (Subject to qualifications, skills and experience)

Hours:                                 Full time (37 hours/week)

                                            Monday – Thursday; 8.30am – 5pm & Friday; 8.30 – 4.30pm 


We are currently seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Coordinator to organize the resources used to support learners with disabilities and those with social, emotional and mental health needs.  We want to ensure all aspects of the student journey are fully inclusive and they receive the support they need to achieve their desired outcomes.

In this exciting role you will have responsibility for the co-ordination of high quality learning support, you will manage complex information and play an important role in the ALS team.   Working closely with the Inclusion Manager you will organise the day to day running of the department and be involved in a variety of tasks. You will assist in the coordination of access arrangements for students, ensure accurate records are kept on all students that receive additional support and support the organization of exams to ensure JQC and awarding body requirements are adhered to with regard to additional support.  You will work with staff across college departments, students, parents and external agencies.


The successful candidate must have:

  • Educated to a minimum level 4 in a related area e.g. social care or teaching.
  • Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
  • A knowledge and understanding of issues associated with developing and providing support to students/young people with additional needs.
  • Knowledge of access arrangements and reasonable adjustments
  • Proven experience of dealing with behavioural issues and having the resilience required to deal with these challenging situations effectively
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise professionally with internal and external organisations


If this sounds like you and you will enjoy working in a forward thinking, friendly, fast paced, changing environment with state of the art facilities, we would love to hear from you. In return, we offer a competitive salary, as well as staff benefits such a choice of two excellent pension schemes, free onsite parking and access to our fully equipped gym along with discounted in house Spa and Salon treatments. 

*Applications will however be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of sending your CV, unfortunately you have not been selected for the position.


Please refer to the attached Job Description, Person Specification and Competency Framework and apply using the button below.


For full further information on this vacancy and to apply (or to see all other roles we are recruiting for at East Surrey College or John Ruskin College), please visit our careers website -

 or contact the Human Resources department on 01737 772611.


Orbital South Colleges Group are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and Safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adultsand expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Both College Campus’ are smoke-free zones. 

As part of our pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, references will be taken and evidence of all qualifications and awards will also be required before commencement of employment.  Failure to do so may lead to offers being withdrawn.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits, and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.