Wiltshire College

  • Trowbridge
Wiltshire College is the main provider of further and higher education in Wiltshire and is fast on its way to becoming outstanding having achieved a good Ofsted grade in June 2015. Based across the county on 4 main campuses and with 4 smaller centres, the College offers an extensive range of courses at all levels and has ambitious plans for growth in a region with exciting potential.

Wiltshire College has launched a new additional learning support service to our students this academic year called The Learning and Skills Development Service ( LSDS).

An exciting opportunity at Wiltshire College has arisen to appoint a SEBD (Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties) Specialist Adviser to work with LSDS Managers, curriculum staff, Learning and Development Coaches, Student Services and Personal Advisers to improve behaviours for learning, support retention, achievement and progression of students with a range of needs.

As an SEBD Specialist Adviser, you will work with the Head of LSDS and LSDS Managers to review policies and procedures, develop and maintain LSDS resources, work with staff to advise on support strategies ensuring that teaching/tutoring strategies and materials are appropriate for the learner's needs.

To be successful you will hold a Level 4 qualification or Degree or equivalent relating to special educational needs and/or SEBD and have previous experience of assessing individuals support needs. Additionally, you will have evidence of understanding Government Policy and initiatives on learning and skills in relation to the Code of Practice and supporting the needs of LLDD. It is essential you have a full clean driving licence and use of a vehicle.

Wiltshire College is committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to safeguarding and Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Wiltshire College is accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts.

The closing date for this role is midday on 18TH April 2018. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 30th April 2018 at Chippenham.

Closing date
Adverts normally close at midday on the closing date, however, vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received. Therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by Networx or the Wiltshire College HR Department. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to provide feedback for candidates who have not been shortlisted for interview.