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Specialist Support Officer


Location:  Bede
Salary:  £26,983 per annum pro rata
Post Type:  Full Time Term Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 24 July 2024
Reference:  0410-24

About the role

We are seeking to appoint a skilled practitioner to develop, continually improve and promote our ambitious vision for excellence in supporting students with special educational needs (SEND) within the Directorate of Inclusive Learning.

About the Candidate

As a dedicated staff member within the Specialist Support Team, you will be responsible for the assessment and arrangements for Exam Access Arrangements, in liaison with curriculum and the wider college team. You will also provide specialist support for learners with SpLd. You will be responsible for building a caseload of identified students and providing specific support to students on a one-to-one/group basis. You will also work alongside curriculum and the wider Inclusive Learning team to deliver training and support around SpLD. 

About EPNE

At Education Partnership North East, we are passionate about transforming lives through education. As a leading education provider in the North East of England, comprising of Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form College we are committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning experiences that help our students to achieve their full potential; and we are ambitious.  We are currently the top performing General Further Education college in the North East for 16-19 student achievement and ranked 2nd nationally.

We have a strong college community and encourage our staff and students to be their authentic selves, be respectful of others and to be innovative in how they deliver an excellent student experience by creating an exciting future for everyone working and studying across the group.

As an employer, we are dedicated to creating a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where our staff can thrive. We believe that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are committed to investing in their development and wellbeing.

We believe in equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check. 

Contact Details

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Felicity Walton via

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