Main Purpose of Job

To support SEN students through to the successful conclusion of their chosen training programme

To impart occupational and soft skills to the students to the level expected in their training programme

To liaise with assessors and Local Authority in line with relevant EHC plans

To have a strong working knowledge of the DfE and DoH Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years

To ensure students complete their training programme on target as agreed with the recruitment consultant and student, as detailed on the Individual Learning Plan and Education Health and Care Plan

To achieve all personal targets set on time

Experience in the following areas would be ideal but not essential:

Cognition and learning

Social skills

Emotional and physical wellbeing

Responsibilities, duties and tasks

To agree an individual training programme with each SEN student, and monitor this to ensure that the student is working to the targets agreed

To ensure that SEN students understand their right and responsibilities with regard to their qualification

To use appropriate lesson plans for teaching as determined by the Training Manager

To identify valid, reliable and sufficient evidence to enable students to complete their NVQ

To identify and address gaps in achievement

To maintain a record of progress and achievement for each student

To ensure that all SEN students have equal and fair access to the assessment process

To give constructive feedback on achievement and performance to students

To meet regularly for standardisation and training with other Assessors and/or Internal Verifiers

To carry out other standardisation activities as may reasonably be expected by the Lead Internal Verifier


General Responsibilities

To maintain personal and professional development and CPD to meet awarding body and contract requirements, and the changing demands of the job

To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of the job

To undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the job role and/or as detailed in the staff handbook

To present a good image of Heart of England Training in all contacts, and to maintain constructive relationships

To apply the company’s safeguarding policy and practices

To support the company in ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act

To undertake the duties described in this job description in a manner that promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees, students and other contacts and is consistent with the company’s Equal Opportunities Policy

To be aware of and follow the guidelines issued by DCSF under the Every Child Matters Policy

We offer full training and support, a competitive salary based on your qualifications and experience. Monday – Friday, 9am – 4:30pm working hours (FT), travel expenses, company pension scheme, health care scheme, 33 days holiday allowance (FT inc. bank holidays) rising to 38 days after ‘time served’ period (PT holidays Pro Rata) and on-going development opportunities.

To apply for this role contact:

Sajeeda Sumra-Graham
Heart of England Training
55 Welford Road