Education Co-ordinator

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Reference number: 45120

Title: Education Co-ordinator

Location: Peterborough

Salary: £12.33 per hour - £14.89 per hour

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 11 April 2021

Interview date: Monday 19 April 2021

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

We are looking for a passionate and creative teacher to work as an Education Coordinator at our Sense College in Peterborough.  This is a part time role, working 22.5 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Sense College offers personalised learning for young people with complex disabilities, aged between 16 and 25.  Our visitors are supported to achieve their chosen outcomes through formal study programmes, employment, sport and leisure activities within the local community that are fun, but offer the right level of challenge for each individual.

Sense work to develop confidence and independence, and support each person to fulfil their potential.

As the Education Coordinator, you will be responsible for the education programmes for single or dual sensory impaired adults with additional learning difficulties, disabilities and/or complex needs. The successful candidate's duties will include the development of learning objectives, curriculum development, teaching delivery, assessment of progress, and report writing. 

A full UK driving licence and use of your own vehicle is desirable for this role, as you may sometimes be required to drive a minibus.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will hold a relevant degree or education qualification. You will have proven experience of working in a teaching environment. You will be an effective communicator and it would be fantastic if you have experience of supporting people with sensory impairments, learning disabilities and/or complex needs. 

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.

To avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

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 recruitment@sense.org.uk

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.

As we say in our Equality and Diversity pledge, we want to ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential with us. So, if you have a disability which prevents you from driving but you are interested in a role where our advert says driving is required, please get in touch with us to discuss your application. We encourage you to apply for the role and we will try to make any adjustments to the role that may be possible.

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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Who Sense supports

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Sense's People Strategy

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