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Job Description – Core Tutor SENDD


Responsible to: Vice Principal, Quality and Curriculum


Responsible for: Support staff and Students


Salary: SP 28


Hours: 37.5/43 Term Time Only Actual: £20,604.66



Making sure that Camphill Wakefield meets the high standards of education, training and care within its own set of ideals and principles as well as meeting the expectations and guidelines of the placing authorities and inspectorates

Key responsibilities:

LM Leadership and management

Leading and planning teaching and learning for a group of students
Management and supervision of your support workers.
Management of Health & Safety procedures and risk assessments for your activities and students
Provision of and care for the material resources needed for the work of your group
Be accountable for your performance and contribute to the College self assessment framework
T&L Teaching and Learning
To be accountable for the development, delivery and assessment of individual study programmes
Fully embed functional skills, British values and ensure that students have access to independent advice and guidance about careers and their next steps.
Be familiar with your student Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP) and provide summative progress reports and evidence to support your judgements

OfL Outcomes for learners

Assessment, evaluation and recording of the progress and achievement of your students against their learning targets using agreed RARPA systems
To be accountable for the student centred development of a personal learning and skills portfolio

Pdbw Personal development, behaviour and welfare

Establish positive relationships with learners, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs.
Work together with members of staff in all areas of the organisation to achieve best results for learners

More specifically:

T&L. Teaching and Learning
a In line with the Curriculum, develop a syllabus of learning activities for your groups of students
b Be accountable for how this fits into the study programme
c Develop a Scheme of Work for each half term
d Develop and maintain Session Plans for your teaching area
e Organise and support off site learning activities
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f Provide guidance to support students’ learning
g Review with the student and others progress of the study programme and suggest changes or additions
h Develop resources as needed for T&L
i Plan delivery, assessment and evidence capture with EHCP outcomes in mind.

OfL Outcomes
a Follow RARPA procedures for the assessment and recording of student achievement and progress against their individual learning targets
b As guided by the Curriculum delivery manager, be accountable for integrating the teaching of functional skills, personal communication strategy and British values in core activities and record outcomes against targets.
c Provide written reports for student reviews and also verbal feedback to colleagues
d Attend, contribute to and when required chair, internal and external reviews
e Plan assessment and evidence capture with EHCP outcomes in mind.
Pdbw Personal development, behaviour and welfare
a Communicate concerns to tutors and student welfare managers
b Record ‘events’ and ‘incidents’ as appropriate
c Assess the potential of prospective students
d Uphold the safeguarding and promotion of all learners at all times
e Participate in and help to organise or contribute to the cultural life of the Community including and supporting and encouraging students to do so.
f Arrange and supervise your students at tea breaks and cultural/festival events

L&M 1 Leadership & Management
Support staff
1a Provide induction and ongoing training
1b Instruct and give direction as necessary
1c Assess and agree student support and wellbeing requirements. Include your support workers with the process of planning and evaluation of sessions
1d Report on their performance for ‘supervision’
Programme and course delivery
1e Be accountable for and provide evidence as requested for college self--assessment.
1f Complete regular course review and assessment and undertake and report improvement work as needed
L&M 2 Responsibility for Health & Safety Procedures
2a Be aware of and respond to the health and safety needs of individual students and support staff
2b Undertake environmental risk assessments in and around your work areas both on and off site
2c Develop and maintain safe working practices
2d Ensure that safety equipment and protective clothing is available as needed and kept in good order
2e Assess and provide control for substances that are hazardous
L&M 3 Work Area Resources
3a Organise and acquire the necessary material supplies for your work sessions
3b Maintain and care for the equipment that you use
3c Manage your budget allocation for supplies
Your role also requires that you
Attend or report to professional meetings as required.
Return reports and other written information on time and by the requested deadlines
Participate in the sharing of information about students with other colleagues, carers, therapists and
Participate in Training and Development days
Register with the SET and record your CPD with the SET
Participate in supervision and appraisal
Attend and contribute to the Advent and Summer Fairs
Training that is necessary to your work
Health & Safety
First Aid
Specialist Medical responses
Risk Assessments
Equality and Diversity
Qualifications, Qualities and Skills necessary to your work
Relevant teaching qualifications or experience
Experience with learning disabilities
Administration and IT skills
Communication and social skills
Experience of managing teams of people
Practical experience of and enthusiasm for the work and a willingness to share this with others
Willingness to continue professional development and training to gain further understanding and insight into working with and supporting students with special educational needs and disabilities.
An understanding of and support for the principles and values that underpin the social and cultural life of Camphill Wakefield


This job description is intended to provide guidance on the range of duties associated with the post. It is not intended to provide a full and exclusive definition of the post. It may be subject to modification and amendment from time to time and the post holder may be required to undertake additional duties as required.

Proposed start date: N/ A

Closing date for applications

Monday 28th October 2019 at 4.30pm.

You can download the Job description as a PDF document here

You can apply for this position using the following methods:

By email to hr@camphill.ac.uk

Download application form as a Word document here
Download application form as a PDF document here

Apply online here

By mail to:

Camphill Wakefield
Wood Lane, Chapelthorpe
Wakefield WF4 3JL

Or alternatively call us on 01924 255281

Please note you will be required to have a DBS check prior to starting work.

Job Applicant Privacy Notice

Camphill Wakefield take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purpose(s) listed in section 2 below. This notice provides details of how the Camphill Wakefield collects and uses information (data) about you.

1. We will keep your information (data) secure at all times.
If you have any queries regarding your information that we are using for the purpose outlined in
section 2, please contact the HR Department. Contact details:
Telephone: 01924 255281 Email: hr@pennine.ac.uk

2. How we use your data: Camphill Wakefield needs to collect the following information about you:

Your name, address and contact details, including email address and telephone number; your qualifications, skills, experience and employment history; information about your current level of pay, including benefit entitlements; whether or not you have a disability for which Camphill Wakefield needs to make reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process; information about your right to work in the UK; and equal opportunities monitoring information, including information about your ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health, and religion or belief.

Camphill Wakefield collects this information about you in a number of ways. For example, data might be contained in application forms, obtained from your passport or other identity documents, or collected through interviews or other forms of assessment.

Camphill Wakefield will also collect personal data about you from third parties, such as references supplied by former employers, and information from criminal records checks. Camphill Wakefield will seek information from third parties only once a job offer to you has been made.

We use this information to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract with you. We also need to process your data to enter into a contract with you.

To enable us to provide our service to you we will share your information internally with teams that have a legitimate business need to access your data.

These include HR, interviewers involved in the recruitment process, managers in the business area with a vacancy and IT staff if access to the data is necessary for the performance of their roles.

Camphill Wakefield will not share your data with third parties, unless your application for employment is successful and we make you an offer of employment. Camphill Wakefield will then share your data with former employers to obtain references for you, and the Disclosure and Barring Service to obtain necessary criminal records checks.

Camphill Wakefield will not use your data for any purpose other than the recruitment exercise for which you have applied.
Should you decide not to provide any of the information we request from you Camphill Wakefield may not be able to process your application properly or at all.

You are under no obligation to provide information for equal opportunities monitoring purposes and there are no consequences for your application if you choose not to provide such information.

3. What authority does Camphill Wakefield have to collect and use this information? Camphill Wakefield needs to process data to ensure that we are complying with our legal obligations. For example, we are required to check a successful applicant's eligibility to work in the UK before employment starts.

Camphill Wakefield has a legitimate interest in processing personal data during the recruitment process and for keeping records of the process. Processing data from job applicants allows the us to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a candidate's suitability for employment and decide to whom to offer a job. Camphill Wakefield may also need to process data from job applicants to respond to and defend against legal claims.

Camphill Wakefield processes health information if we need to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for candidates who have a disability. This is to carry out our obligations and exercise specific rights in relation to employment.

Where Camphill Wakefield processes other special categories of data, such as information about ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health, religion or belief, age, gender or marital status, this is done for the purposes of equal opportunities monitoring with the explicit consent of job applicants, which can be withdrawn at any time.

Camphill Wakefield is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences. Where Camphill Wakefield seeks this information, we do so because it is necessary for us to carry out our obligations and exercise specific rights in relation to employment.

4. How long will we keep your data? If your application for employment is unsuccessfulCamphill Wakefield will hold your data on file for six months (twelve months for headteacher recruitment) after the end of the relevant recruitment process. At the end of that period, your data is deleted or destroyed. If your application for employment is successful, personal data gathered during the recruitment process will be transferred to your personnel file and retained during your employment. The periods for which your data will be held will be provided to you in a new transparency notice.

5. Your rights and your personal data Under the GDPR you have the following rights:
Right of Access You have a right of access to the personal information that holds about you, and/or the right to be given a copy of the data undergoing processing.

Right to Rectification You have the right to request that Camphill Wakefield corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date.
Right to Erasure In certain circumstances, you may have the right to request your personal data is erased.

Right to Restriction of Processing You have the right, where there is a dispute in relation to accuracy or lawfulness of processing of your personal data, to request that a restriction is placed on further processing.

Right to Portability You have the right to request Camphill Wakefield provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller. However, this only applies to data that you have provided to us and not to all the information that Camphill Wakefield holds about you.

Right to Object to Processing In certain circumstances, you may have a right to object to the processing of your personal data.

6. Transfer of data outside the EU. Camphill Wakefield will not transfer your data outside the European Economic Area.

7. Automated decision making Recruitment processes are not based on automated decision making.

8. Further processing If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Transparency Notice, then we will provide you with a new Transparency Notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.

You can download a PDF of this privacy notice here

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We Accept Young People With Special Educational Needs And Disabilities From All Areas Of The United Kingdom.
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