Job Vacancies

DSA Assessment Centre Manager

Application closing date: 13/06/2019
Location: Hereward College – Coventry
Salary: £38,014 – £40,723
Hours: 37 hours per week

Hereward is an exciting and innovative College with a reputation for high-quality provision that is responsive to the needs of our students. Based in Coventry, Hereward specialises in providing excellent education and support to students with diverse and complex needs.

Hereward College provides DSA assessments at their main centre and a number of outreach centres in the Midlands. Providing assessments to students who are accessing support in Higher Education and pride themselves on providing exceptional customer service.

Hereward have a passionate team, with significant experience in assessing support needs for students in Higher Education. They seek to ensure that every students’ experience is engaging and exciting and have a focus on helping individuals to get the most from their course and fulfil their potential.

Hereward are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced disability practitioner as our Assessment Centre Manager. You should hold a First degree or equivalent qualification and have experience of working in the DSA sector. Evidence of continuous professional development and proven expertise in the use of a wide range of assistive technologies and ICT is essential. The successful applicant will play a key role in leading, maintaining and developing our provision, ensuring that it delivers a high quality and needs-led service to students.

A level 2 qualification (GCSE Grade A – C) or equivalent in English and maths (or demonstration that you are operating at level 2 in both subjects) is essential.

For details of this and other career opportunities visit www.hereward.ac.uk and click the vacancies link. You should submit completed application and diversity monitoring forms to vacancies@hereward.ac.uk no later than 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 13th June 2019. Interviews and assessments for this role will take place on Friday 21st June 2019.*

*The College reserves the right to change this date.

Assistive Technology Adviser

Application closing date: 13/06/2019
Location: Hereward College – Coventry
Salary: £29,936 – £32,736
Hours: 37 hours per week

Hereward is an exciting and innovative College with a reputation for high-quality provision that is responsive to the needs of our students. Based in Coventry, Hereward specialises in providing excellent education and support to students with diverse and complex needs.

Hereward are seeking to appoint an experienced individual to support the development of Assistive Technology at every level of the College. You will be responsible for providing an effective AT service that identifies and meets learner needs, evidences successes and engages all staff in its use and application. You will work closely with the curriculum, residential, support staff and technical resources staff to identify creative solutions and projects that will support the College towards achieving an “outstanding” Ofsted grade.

You must be able to demonstrate your capacity to work with people with specific learning difficulties/Asperger syndrome/sensory disabilities with the aim of developing their independence and potential.

You should hold a level 3 IT and/or Engineering qualification as a minimum requirement and be extremely IT literate. A level 2 qualification (GCSE Grade A – C) or equivalent in English and maths (or demonstration that you are operating at level 2 in both subjects) is essential.

It is a standard Monday to Friday work pattern, with one late evening per week (13.00- 21.00) during term time. The on-call rota requires that you are available approximately one week in five during term time.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Hereward via email at vacancies@hereward.ac.uk or telephone 02476426126.

For details of this and other career opportunities visit www.hereward.ac.uk and click the vacancies link. You should submit completed application and diversity monitoring forms to vacancies@hereward.ac.uk no later than 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 13th June 2019. Interviews and assessments for this role will take place on Tuesday 18th June 2019.*

*The College reserves the right to change this date.