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EHCP and FE Support Coordinator

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
£37,099 - £39,347 per annum
Closing date
7 Jan 2024

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Job Title: EHCP and FE Support Coordinator (SENCO)
Salary: £37,099 - £39,347 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed-Term (Up to 12 Months), Full-time
Closing Date: 07-01-2024 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

UCB’s highly experienced Disability Support team requires cover for its SENCO role. The successful candidate will be joining UCB during an exciting period of growth, including the development of world-class facilities, and our partnership with University of Warwick.

The SENCO coordinates support for Further Education (FE) students who have disclosed a disability or SpLD. This will require managing our Academic Support Worker team on a day-to-day basis, maintaining quality of support provision, and working closely with our wider curriculum teams and external agencies.

The successful candidate will have proven managerial experience in this area, in addition to experience of working with Education Health and Care Plans (supporting students with EHCPs from transition in to transition out) and being empathetic towards students with disabilities/SpLDs.

Further, the successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills, a thorough understanding of the OFSTED EIF, and an in-depth knowledge of associated disability legislation, funding, and regulatory bodies.

Subject to pre-employment checks, this role has a start date of March 2023.

Closing Date - Sunday 7 January 2024 at midday  

Benefits: 

  • Generous allocation of annual leave (Pro rata of)
    • 26 days’ paid leave per year
    • 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme - Employer Contribution  – 20.9%
  • Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
  • Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
  • Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle. 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
  • Free on-site gym membership

  Standard information: UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. We are TEF rated Silver, with a Good Ofsted rating. 

University College Birmingham has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked ninth in the 2024 Guardian League Tables and 67th in the World QS University Rankings 2024.

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