Deputy Education Service Manager (Driver Essential)

Reference number: 42884

Title: Deputy Education Service Manager (Driver Essential)

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Keech Resource Centre, Luton

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 4 November 2018

Salary: £24,449 - £27,590 per annum (Inclusive of Education Allowance)

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has great opportunity for a Deputy Education Service Manager who is a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team at The Sense College, Sense Centre at Keech Hospice Luton. This is a very exciting time for us as we grow into our neighbouring town in Bedford early 2019. We are looking for an enthusiastic team member with vision and drive to join our friendly team. You will share our enthusiasm in achieving our vision at this brand new centre. 

As the Deputy Education Service Manager you will be required to deliver / oversee the planning and delivery of lessons and activities ensuring all the learners outcomes, targets are met. You will work closely within the staff team, and be the lead at the centre in the manager's absence. You will enable the young people we support to live the life they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement will assist individuals to run their own lives as much as possible this will include helping with personal care, feeding or supporting someone to engage with Sense activities such as swimming, arts, crafts, textiles, gardening, using technology as well as enabling individuals to access their local community.


About you 

As our successful candidate, you will ideally have experience from both an education setting as well as social care setting. You will understand LD, PMLD, sensory impairment and the challenges our young people face.

To find out more about the fantastic  work we do and why you should get involved, click here!

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is an essential requirement for this role

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Karen Abrahams on 01582 497853 or

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)