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Learning Disability Development Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 30/07/2018 23:59
Grade H. (£28,221 - £30,756) Pro-Rata - Part Time
Hours per week:
18 hours and 30 minutes
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Employment Location:
Dryden Centre

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Due to an increased demand for Community Learning staff a vacancy has arisen for a Learning Disability Development Officer to join this busy team to develop, promote and deliver educational opportunities and programmes for people with learning disabilities, in a range of settings.

You will have knowledge of current teaching, learning and assessment practices which support strategies to help learners overcome complex barriers to learning. You will be able to deliver, innovative teaching, initial and diagnostic assessment as part of the Learning Disability curriculum in a range of SEND core curriculum subjects progressing learners towards independence and employment. All programmes would embed English, Maths and Digital Skills in line with local and national priorities, be personalised and differentiated to meet the needs of a diverse range of learners, while fully compliant with quality improvement systems, processes and procedures. You must demonstrate your commitment to anti-discriminatory practice through the embedding of equality and diversity throughout all programmes.

Team members will work within the community to develop partnerships with internally and externally associated organisations and employers to increase opportunities for learner participation and progression. The Open Door Learning Disability service offers a range of enterprise and enrichment opportunities to learners that staff members develop and facilitate throughout the year. It is essential that staff can provide a supportive learning environment which offers outstanding pastoral support.

There is a requirement that you have a minimum of a Level 4 teaching qualification as well as a qualification in and experience of supporting individuals with learning disabilities. The application of Digital skills within the SEND environment is highly desirable.

If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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