Head of Department for Additional Learning Support

Location
Bridgwater, Somerset
Salary
£43,368 - £46,656 per annum
Posted
11 Apr 2019
Closes
11 May 2019
Job Level
Head of
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

Bridgwater & Taunton College are seeking the appointment of an experienced and effective leader to manage the outstanding Additional Learning Support department. The post-holder will inspire a passion for teaching and learning, drive continuous quality improvement, realise opportunities for growth and development and maximise student success and progression.

Additional Learning Support is responsible for providing support across the College to full and part-time learners to approximately 1000 students on courses of all levels.  Our aim is for all students with additional support needs to have equal access to the curriculum and work towards meeting their full potential.  We support students with a range of learning difficulties/disabilities which include specific learning difficulties, autistic spectrum, ADHD/ADD, Visual Impairment, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, Physical Disabilities, Severe and Complex learning difficulties, and Mental Health Issues. 

Additional Learning Support has a dedicated, highly qualified and experienced team of staff.  The team work closely with Cross-College staff in organising and implementing a wide range of support programmes, each tailored to the needs of individual learners. We offer 1:1 Specialist Teaching, 1:1 Specialist Assignment Support, In-class Support, Small Group Workshops, Equipment Support, Specialist Counselling, Mentoring, Diagnostic Assessments, Exam Access Arrangements, Assistive Technology Support and Transition provision.

*Support with relocation costs could be considered, please contact us for further details of the terms and policy details.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Louise Rowley, Vice Principal on 01278 441203.

To check out some of the many benefits of working for Bridgwater & Taunton College and to view application details, please visit  https://jobs.btc.ac.uk/

Application closing date: 12 Midnight, Monday 29 April 2019

Interview date: Thursday 9 May 2019