Education Coordinator (Technology)

Reference number: 42903

Title: Education Coordinator (Technology)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: East of England, East Midlands and Birmingham

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 28 October 2018

Salary: £22,885 - £27,645 per annum

Interview date: Thursday 15 November 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team as an Education Coordinator (Technology). This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week.

This is a new and exciting role at Sense College that will be responsible for developing the use of technology within the assessment and delivery of education funded provision across all of our college sites. The college is an Independent Specialist College holding an Ofsted Good Grade 2.

Working closely with teaching staff, the successful candidate will support the assessment and introduction of technologies to support learning, develop new initiatives and practices to increase digital capabilities across the college, as well as working with external stakeholders to share good practice and keep up to date with emerging ideas.  Some teaching delivery and staff training is also expected from the role.

The role requires travelling around all college sites across the East of England, East Midlands and Birmingham, as well as to stakeholder events and roadshows, so a driver and own vehicle with business insurance is essential - however, the actual office 'base' can be agreed with the successful candidate within the parameters stated.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will hold a relevant degree or education qualification and you will have proven experience of working in a teaching environment. You will be an effective communicator and will have experience of supporting learners with sensory complex needs. You will be computer literate and able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the field.

For a full Job Description and Personal Specification please see the attached document below

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.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Lynne Kendall via

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 an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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