Specialist Learning Support Tutor (SpLD)

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 20-05-2021
  • Location: Plumpton, Nr. Lewes BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £30,208 - £35,012
  • Benefits: 37 days holiday, Teachers' Pension Scheme


Could you be our next Specialist Learning Support Tutor? This role is an exciting opportunity to adopt innovative approaches to manage, develop and promote Learning Support across all of Plumpton College’s campuses, working closely with our Head of inclusive Learning and Development. 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in ensuring that students with SEND are assessed effectively and that their progress is monitored. The Specialist Learning Support Tutor will work with the Head of Inclusive Learning and Development and Leads to ensure that students’ learning needs are met through provision, planning and monitoring and through ILPs (individual learning plans), mirroring of final exams Access Arrangements in 1-1s, small group support and bespoke support sessions as required.

The successful candidate will have an extensive knowledge of SEND and the EHCP review process, and will be familiar with all relevant legislation. With a recognised teaching qualification, they will ideally possess a Level 7 Qualification in SpLD or be willing to work towards this. A professional, hardworking team player, this individual will be a confident team player who is passionate about delivering the best possible support to our students.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays, membership of the excellent Teachers' Pension Scheme, free on-site parking as well as a range of other staff benefits. This is a full-time permanent role.

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality, growth and profile for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. Apply now! What are you waiting for?

Download an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454. Contact us for more information or advice on your application.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 20th May at 9.00am

Interviews will be held:  Thursday 27th May  

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Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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