EHCP/ High Needs Funding Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 08 May 2024

Based across St Albans & Welwyn Garden City Campus

An opportunity has arisen for someone to take on an exciting, diverse and challenging role within the College. Due to the ongoing emphasis within the SEN reforms and the continued focus on the Education and Health Care Plan, there is a need for someone with enthusiasm, vision and excellent organisational skills to manage the High Needs Funding Applications across all Vocational Departments including ILS. Experience within the field of Learning Difficulties and Disabilities essential.

Key Duties:

  • Manage High Needs Funding Applications across all Departments including ILS 
  • Manage Educational, Health and Care Plan process 
  • Completing EHCP consultation responses, using language and terminology that is in line with our legal obligations and the SEND code of practice 
  • Completing funding applications in line with our costing formulas, ensuring costings are accurate and clearly recorded
  • Ensure HNF numbers are accurately recorded, keeping precise records that can be fed back to Faculty and Finance Director as required
  • Represent the College at Local Authority funding panels to assist with panel decisions
  • Organise and when required carry out offsite assessments on potential students in accordance with EHCP guidance
  • Ensure EHCP paperwork is completed to required standard
  • Deliver training on EHCP across the College

Required Skills:

  • Level 5 Diploma In Teaching / Working Towards
  • Level 2 English, Mathematics and ICT
  • Experience of working in an FE environment
  • Knowledge of EHCP Process
  • Knowledge and Understanding of HNF Process
  • Experience in dealing with administrative quality assurance processes and complying with audit requirement

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Automatic entry into the Teachers’ pension Scheme.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students
  • Opportunities for flexible working
  • Staff Awards
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.



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