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Additional Learning Support Manager

Lighthouse Learning Trust
Southampton, Hampshire
Contract Type
Full Time
£44,046 - £48,224
Start Date
1st September 2024
3rd July 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1429862

Additional Learning Support Manager

Starting salary - Management Leadership range

Points 14 (£44,046) to 18 (£48,224)

Full-time from August/September 2024

35 days annual leave and access to Teachers or LGPS Pension

An incredible leadership opportunity has arisen to lead and develop learning support provision within our Trust. We are in a period of growth and development and this role will work with the senior team to help us in realising our mission and vision. The ALS Manager will provide operational leadership of services and resources that enable all students to succeed and progress, with a particular focus on those with learning difficulties and disabilities.

This role and provides a wonderful opportunity to:

• Shape the leadership and development of the Learning Support provision for Trust colleges;

• Deliver high-quality additional learning support services across the Trust for all learners, leading to high levels of achievement, retention and progression;

• Lead high-quality Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) annual review processes;

• Lead the development of exam access arrangement, including assessment, intervention and developing the use of assistive technologies;

• Maximise high needs funding income and financial forecasting to support growth and development of services to our students;

• Develop innovative programmes and services to enable all students to thrive and unlock their potential during their studies with the Lighthouse Learning Trust.

The postholder will be the Trust Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) will be responsible for leading college teams to ensure all students have access to the support and opportunities required to develop the values and wider skills needed to secure success in their studies and life.

We are committed to widening access and participation, and a key element of this role will be to ensure that the student experience is truly inclusive, and that students from a diverse range of backgrounds and with differing individual needs are given the right support to succeed in their studies.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to build, shape and manage our learning support services functions; to develop and deliver projects and execute a programme of campaigns and events; and to shape innovative services which are essential to the continued development of the Trust.

We are looking for an innovative and experienced practitioner to join us who has already enjoyed success in a learning support environment. They will share our passion for serving a socially diverse learning community.

Above all, the successful candidate will be able to get the most from their committed colleagues – and transform outcomes for our students.

Interested parties may wish to contact Andy Grant, Executive Principal, via HR at the Lighthouse Learning Trust to discuss this position further. Candidates should apply online by clicking on ‘apply for this job’ and ensure that skills and experience required in the person specification are referenced in their personal statement.

The Lighthouse Learning Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff. We are an equal opportunities employer that recruits on merit and we welcome applications from all members of the community.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 3rd July 2024 at midday

Date of interviews: Wednesday 10th July 2024


Safeguarding Statement:

Lighthouse Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Lighthouse Learning Trust

Lighthouse Learning Trust