Supported Internship Coordinator

Plumpton, Lewes
Up to £27,000 plus benefits
12 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Plumpton College were one of the original pilot colleges in 2012 involved in the supported internship programme and are therefore regarded as being at the leading edge of the provision.

We are currently looking to recruit a Supported Internship Coordinator at an exciting time for Plumpton College as we embark upon our next phase of ambitious growth.  The post-holder will co-ordinate the effective delivery of the Supported Internship project across all our college sites and work closely with students, employers and families to ensure each student develops meaningful work placement experiences.  The Coordinator will also support and mentor our job coaches.

To succeed in this role the successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with students with learning needs and/or disabilities.  A sound understanding of SEN and learning support are pre-requisites as is evidence of managing groups of learners.  Excellent communication and negotiation skills will be required to develop relationships with employers.  The post-holder will be required to travel to employers’ premises so a current driving licence and car owner is essential.

The role provides an opportunity to make a significant difference to the students’ future prospects and employability. 

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 7 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454. 

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd September at 9am

Interview process will be held: 26th September


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