Could you be an Education Coordinator at our Sense College?

We are looking for a passionate and creative teacher to work as an Education Coordinator at our Sense College in Dereham.  This is a permanent part role, working 22.5 hours per week / 45 working weeks / Tuesday – Thursday 9.15 – 16.15.

**Please note that the salary advertised will be pro rata'd and is dependent on experience**

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holidays; increasing with length of service
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme) 
  • Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
  • On-going development opportunities
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

About the role

The role of the Education Coordinator will be to take responsibility for the education/training programme of a small group of single or dual sensory impaired adults with additional learning difficulties, and as such duties undertaken will include curricular planning, development of teaching objectives, initial assessments and ongoing reports of deafblind persons’ progress.

The ability to work with individuals with challenging behaviour and work flexibly in a range of environments is required.  Showing a positive attitude towards learners with disabilities and an appreciation of this role’s responsibility in keeping them safe is essential.  The ability to communicate effectively, inter-personally and in writing is required.  Experience of working with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) learners is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.

About you 

Essential skills and qualities to fulfil the role of Education Coordinator include holding Level 5 teaching qualification, knowledge of cognitive language and numeracy development, and also experience and skills in assessment, objective-setting, breaking down of tasks.

You will be an effective communicator and it would be fantastic if you have experience of supporting people with sensory impairments, learning disabilities and/or complex needs. 

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

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