About the role

Sense College Loughborough is an Independent Specialist College for young people aged 16 to  25. In this role you will be a trainer working in the Sensory Pathway team responsible for the delivery of the curriculum to students on the Sensory Programme. This is a permanent role, working 37.5 hours per week and due to us being a college we are open 39 weeks of the year. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • You will be working with students with a range of difficulties including complex needs and learning disabilities and hearing and / or sight difficulties within Sense College. 
  • You will work in the Sensory Pathway to support the baseroom activities e.g general administration and student support.
  • The service you provide will be subject to inspection under the Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and you will be working within the Sense College educational systems and processes.
  • Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be expected to work within the DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines and adhere to Safer Recruitment practices.

Key skills and experience required:

  • A teaching qualification at level 4 or a willingness to work towards a Level 4 teaching qualification, achievement within two years of appointment
  • A good level of general education including literacy and numeracy to Level 2.
  • Positive attitude towards working with people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • An ability to plan and deliver inclusive teaching sessions.
  • To have or be willing to develop skills in various forms of communication
  • Proven communication skills, including the ability to sensitively support, supervise and mentor others

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.


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