Inclusive Learning Manager

8 September 2023
£278 / hour
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Job Description

Job Category: Interims
Location: London Borough of Newham, London Borough of Newham
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £278.13 per day

Overall Purpose of Job:
The post holder will be responsible for the leadership, co-ordination and management of cross service SEND provision, Inclusive Learning Support and ALS. Managing specialist and dedicated team of learning support professionals and SEND tutors, the post holder will ensure that the service has a demonstrable impact upon student progress, achievement, retention and personal development within Inclusive Learning.

The post holder will also lead on embedding the culture and ethos of inclusion and disability
support across the organisation.

Job Summary:
Grade PO5.
Teaching requirement: 144 contact hours per academic year
Responsible to: Our Newham – Learning & Skills Curriculum Area
Manager (English, Maths, Digital & SEND)
Responsible for: Line management of Tutors and Learning Support Assistants.

• Extensive professional expertise and an excellent understanding of SEND pedagogy and ALS for adults.
• A good knowledge and commitment to Safeguarding, Prevent Duty and Health and Safety as they relate to the Inclusive Learning curriculum area.
• An excellent understanding of ALS funding streams, methodologies and conditions as they apply to ALS, including those with EHCP.
• A good knowledge of equity, equality and diversity matters with a proven track record of supporting disability and promoting positive culture and ethos of diversity and inclusion across whole organisations.
• Knowledge of best practice in pastoral support for adult students.

• An appropriate qualification at degree level or above (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
• An appropriate teaching qualification (DTLLS /PGCE / Cert Ed or Level 5 Diploma in Education & Training or equivalent) plus relevant continuous professional development.
• Level 3 qualification (or higher) in a learning difficulties/disabilities related qualification
• A management qualification.

• Excellent understanding of the principles of inclusive teaching, learning and support and the centrality of diversity and inclusion.
• A substantial academic background / credibility related to the DfE Special Educational needs and disability code of practice.
• Thorough understanding of the JCQ document Access arrangements and reasonable adjustments.
• Experience, knowledge and understanding of EHC plans, including the process and evidence required.
• Significant experience of successfully managing a team of teaching and support staff with the proven ability to effectively support, motivate, train, develop and manage the performance of staff.
• Experience of business planning and effective deployment of staff and other resources.
• Experience of leading teams in the use of assistive learning technologies to facilitate quality learning and teaching.
• Demonstrable ability and impact of improving student achievement and working across organisations to support student progress and development.
• Experience in planning and delivering specialist CPD under the theme of SEND, ALS, support or inclusion.

• Willingness and ability to work flexibility to maintain service delivery.
• Willingness to work independently as well as with any relevant stakeholders.
• Duties undertaken by this post will require the post holder to have a fully enhanced DBS.
• Understanding of confidentiality issues and how this is observed and maintained.
• This post is exempt from The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974).

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