Vacancy Reference Number:

SIEC24

Salary: 

£25,000 – £29,000 pro rata

Hours: 

35 per week (term-time only)

Contract Type: 

Permanent

Responsible to: 

SEND Education Business Manager

Job Location: 

The main place of work is the internship host business site (Liverpool City Council or LUHFT). All employees are required to be flexible in their approach and would be expected to work at other sites as and when required. This job may require occasional evening and weekend work.

Closing date: 

31st July 2024

Interview Date:

TBA

Job Purpose 

  • To deliver outstanding teaching, learning and assessment to all students.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of a transition to work programme for young people with a learning disability.
  • Identify a student’s strengths, interests, and abilities related to skill acquisition, job development and employment.
  • Deliver an employability curriculum whilst embedding English and maths and use job coaching techniques to support young people’s development towards employability.
  • Seek appropriate employment consistent with the student’s interests and skills and to work with local business and industry to meet their employment needs. Perform specific workplace analysis, job analysis, task analysis, and job matching activities
  • Determine and refer young people on the programme to appropriate support services for training and successful employment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Identify and coordinate internship rotations within the host business so that students can participate in a variety of work experiences to build marketable, competitive skills leading to employment.
  • Provide a generic design for reasonable adjustments needed in the workplace, to be implemented across the whole host business.
  • Coordinate travel training (when appropriate) on public transport or teach students to be able to access private transport independently.
  • Communicate regularly with business liaison, job coach and host business mentors for the purposes of the recruitment and selection of new interns, monitoring the progress of current interns and coordinating operational meetings on site to discuss any issues arising.
  • Develop and deliver high quality and inclusive courses of learning employing a variety of teaching and learning strategies to engage, stimulate and inspire students at all levels.
  • Plan, maintain and develop excellent resources and course materials.
  • Use the student support plans in place to design effective learning and promote achievement of each individual’s personal and academic goals.
  • Provide students with accurate and timely formative assessment and developmental feedback; this will include the role of a personal tutor.
  • Ensure adherence to efficient student journey tracking in compliance with Greenbank’s quality systems and funding body guidelines by monitoring, supporting and accurately recording student attendance, retention, performance and achievements in a timely manner.
  • Provide accurate and timely management information as requested to support data collection and analysis.
  • Maintain excellent subject knowledge by keeping abreast of developments in specialist field and undertaking regular professional development that reflects standards in the theory and practice of education and the use of information, learning technology and other resources to stretch, challenge and meet students’ individual learning needs.
  • Safeguard and support the wellbeing of students, ensuring a consistent, constructive approach to dealing with student behaviour and responsibility for reporting child protection matters.
  • Attend designated in house training sessions and any additional training recommended by the line manager.
  • Work with colleagues in supporting the cross-College delivery of Functional and Employability Skills and Careers Education.
  • To work as part of the College tutor team, sharing resource development, promoting good practice and attending regular team meetings.
  • Actively support the achievement of annual Greenbank targets for student attendance, retention and success rates.
  • Support Greenbank’s mission and values and comply with all of its policies procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Fulfil other duties assigned by Greenbank’s senior management as may be required from time to time, including providing absence cover for colleagues, attending parent/carers evenings and supporting other College events.

Additional vacancy details

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

Applicants should note that the successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

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