SEND Support – Fixed Term until August 2023

SEND Support – Fixed Term until August 2023

SEND Support – Fixed Term until August 2023

Salary Range £9,798 - £11,942  

15 hours per week

Open to internal and external applicants


About you

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for an organisation that really cares about its staff and students? Do you want to make a real difference and help shape and influence the next generation? If so, then this role could be the perfect opportunity for you and to start your career as SEND Support for The Sheffield College.


The Role

In this role, you will manage a team of Learner Support Assistants, as well as a caseload of students across different curriculum areas, to ensure the needs of students with special educational needs and disabilities are effectively met.

The postholder will co-ordinate the work of Learner Support Assistants and Communication Support Workers for the curriculum area(s) you are supporting.  As their line manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of day to day management including observation of good practice, performance reviews and attendance. In addition, you may be responsible for the effective management of a sessional pool of LSAs and hours. 

You will also spend time in direct contact with students, including running small group sessions for students with SEND, supporting apprenticeships, supporting students with SEND in ‘crisis’ and ensuring appropriate exam access arrangements are in place.

You will work closely with curriculum areas to offer advice and support in regards to students with SEND.  You will ensure Learner Support Assistants use their skills to adapt and develop materials which are accessible to learners with SEND.

Please note this is a fixed term position currently due to end 31 August 2023.



We offer a wide selection of benefits in return for the work that you will do, such as

  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Excellent holiday allowance, 25 days, plus public holidays
  • Excellent pension package, South Yorkshire Pension
  • Cycle to work, Car hire, Healthcare schemes plus others
  • Flexible working
  • TOTUM card with great offers and discounts


Next Steps

Shortlisting Date: 11/10/22

Closing Date: 9/10/22

Interview Date: 18/10/22


As an Investors in Diversity employer we encourage applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Also, as a Disability Confident Leader we are committed to removing barriers for applicants with a disability during our recruitment process, upon appointment and as an employee.

We are an employer who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to safer recruiting procedures.

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