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Programme Team Leader – FOUNDATION STUDIES (Truro & Penwith)

Appointment from September 2023.

Full Time

We are one of the highest performing colleges nationally on all courses at all levels, rated Ofsted ‘Outstanding’.

An exciting opportunity has arisen lead our Foundation Studies team. We are seeking to appoint an experienced, qualified specialist in Special Education Needs sector to the post of Programme Team Leader (PTL) for this varied and ambitious curriculum area.  This curriculum area offers an appropriately focussed programme to students who experience barriers to learning, through pathways in Preparation for Adulthood, Independence or Employment or Further Education.  This includes students with learning difficulties, heath concerns or physical disabilities, disaffected learners and students with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).

The curriculum area in Foundation Studies includes.

  • Preparation for Adulthood – a Sensory based curriculum designed to meet the need of learners with Profound or Multiple Learning Difficulties and learners with complex challenging behaviours (with pathways encompassing Integration to Community and Education) Pre-Entry Level.
  • Preparation for Independence and Employment – designed to meet the needs of our Entry Level learners with Moderate or Severe Learning Difficulties (MLD or SLD).
  • Preparation for Employment – designed to meet the needs of our Entry 3 to Level 1 learners, preparing students for employment or Level 2 provision across College.

In all pathways, the focus is on meeting the individual needs of learners Education, Health and Care Plans and “Providing the best possible Learning Experience, leading to the highest possible level of achievement”.

The successful candidate will be a committed SEND professional who is able to share their enthusiasm with students and staff to deliver quality assured, cohesive programmes across curriculum pathways. The successful applicant will be required to deliver high quality teaching and support on our education programmes and contribute to providing an outstanding experience for our students. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that learners needs are met and will work collaboratively with cross-college colleagues to ensure a consistent approach for all learners with High needs.  A commitment to curriculum development and a flexible approach to teaching and learning are required. They will also need to be able to safeguard vulnerable learners effectively and work with confidence with a wide variety of ability levels and project enthusiasm for all aspects of the subject.

Interviews are likely to take place on Wednesday 19 July 2023.

We offer a generous package with benefits including 40 days annual leave plus bank holidays and College closure days, teacher pension scheme, relocation package, free on-site parking and a variety of on-site benefits and discounts. 


Job Details

Salary - £46,264 - £50,343 per annum
Closing date - 12/07/2023 12pm
Location - Penzance, Truro

Curriculum Vitae are not accepted, Application Forms only. Successful candidates will be notified within 4 weeks of the closing date.

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