November 18, 2021
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for a committed individual, who is passionate about teaching and learning and SEND, to join the Learning Services (Support and Transition) Programme Area.
£40,904 to £43,346 per annum
Working Pattern
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date
December 01, 2021


Deputy Team Leader: Learning Services - Support & Transition

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

The Deputy Team Leader will work directly with the existing Programme Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader coordinating pastoral support across the Learning Services (Support and Transition) Programme Area.

We are looking for a committed individual, who is passionate about teaching and learning and SEND, to join the Learning Services (Support and Transition) Programme Area and hold managerial responsibilities within the team. The successful candidate will have a keen sense of humour and a flexible approach to addressing everyday challenges. Above all, the post holder will need to demonstrate the ability to promote a positive and successful learning experience for our students.

We are seeking applicants with good academic and professional qualifications, appropriate lecturing experience and experience of leadership in an educational context. We are looking for someone who works with confidence with a wide variety of ability levels, who is a committed team member and who projects an enthusiasm for this subject. Team leaders are responsible for TLA, quality, student support, staff leadership and resource issues in respect of all courses offered.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Programme Team Leader in leading, managing and developing the following areas: Transition for those with ALS needs including learners with EHCPs, Additional Learning Support including Learning Services Tutors and Mainstream Learning Support Assistants and Attendance Administrators.

You will be required to ensure that all learners needs are identified and they are supported to achieve their aspirations, while ensuring safeguarding and wellbeing needs are met within the Inclusive Learning Services Department.

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate experience of supporting learners through the transition from school to college, the EHCP review process, have experience of leading and developing teams and have excellent communication skills, both within teams of staff and peers and with external bodies and stakeholders.

Applicants must have significant relevant experience, hold a degree or similar professional qualification and a recognised teaching qualification or be prepared to work towards a teaching qualification. Candidates must also be willing to work at both our Truro and Penzance sites.

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.

Closing date: 12 Noon, Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Curriculum Vitae are not accepted, Application Forms only.  

Successful candidates will be notified within 4 weeks of the closing date. 

Follow the link for an application pack and further details or contact us on 01872 305000.

Truro and Penwith College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo a Criminal Record (DBS) check and past employment checks.




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