Learning Support Team Leader

Full Time

City of Bristol College

Learning Support Team Leader City of Bristol

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Would you like to be part of Bristol’s largest college and contribute to the success of our students? We have an opportunity for you to join us as a Learning Support Team Leader. We offer a full supportive induction and invest in our staff development and offer great benefits too. So come and join our team.

City of Bristol College is seeking to appoint a resilient, enthusiastic and proactive Transition and Progression mentor. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with Colleagues, Students and Stakeholders both internally and externally.

  1. To take a campus-based lead role, as part of a cross-college team, in supporting the Head of Additional Learning Support to ensure the effective and efficient provision of high quality learning support for students and apprentices, with a focus on inclusive practice and removing barriers to learning, achievement and progression to deliver the College’s mission and curriculum strategy
  2. The post holder will be responsible for the coordination and recording of all Learning Support activities at a designated college centre, based on the needs and provision requirements of new and existing students as detailed in Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans, High Needs assessments and teacher referrals. This will include identifying training needs of staff to deliver specialist support, utilising High Needs funding.
  3. Working with transition and progression mentors and English and maths coaches, you will lead on timetabling, tracking and monitoring of learning support provision.
  4. To develop positive working relationships with curriculum staff and Heads of Department, providing advice and information as and when required
  5. To ensure an excellent service is provided for identified individuals or groups of learners, in learning support areas in college.
  6. To be the lead point of contact for teaching and professional services staff in relation to Learning Support at a designated college centre.
  7. As part of the College’s ongoing cycle of continuous improvement, and in line with sector best practice, to support the Head of Learning Support and the College Leadership Team in fostering a culture of high expectations and continuous improvement, including the monitoring and review of the quality and efficiency of support for students and apprentices with SEN at a designated college centre.

You will need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students.  No two days are the same! Please see the Job Description for more details about the role.


What we offer

– A generous holiday entitlement of 26 holiday days (pro rata) (plus bank holidays and 8 closure days)

– Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 16.1 %

– As well as a range of staff support packages.

Click here to see the full list of staff benefits.

Essential Skills

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About Company

About Us:

At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.

We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the college can be found here.

City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found here.

Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.

Closing date: Sunday 27th November 2022 (midnight)

Interview date: Thursday 1st December 2022

Essential Requirements

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