Job Ref No. ECC0-247 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: £28,021
Position Start Date: 29/03/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/03/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Job Details

Salary: £28,021(Pay Award Decision Pending)

Location: Seevic Campus

Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year

Contract Type: Permanent

Reference: SR1511


Job Overview:

  • High Need Funding officer responsible for managing High Needs Funding (HNF) data and information, ensuring clarity on funding assessments for college teams. The role involves liaising with external stakeholders to guarantee accurate funding claims in adherence to relevant legislation and guidance. The position is integral to the Management Information Systems (MIS) team, participating in general MIS activities, including enrolment, the Individualised Learner Record (ILR), and learner information management.
  • Duties & Responsibilities
  • Implement and maintain robust processes for funding claim estimates, aligning with government methodology and evidence-based requirements.
  • Provide assurance to local authorities through clear estimates and monitoring of changes impacting learner funding.
  • Accurately record HNF information in the ILR, funding management system, and other communication systems for external stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely updates and communication to external stakeholders regarding changes in learner circumstances.
  • Coordinate with staff teams for learner support management, facilitating timely information exchange and data recording for HNF learners.
  • Prepare and provide updates and reports for management levels and external agencies, meeting statutory reporting deadlines.
  • Stay updated on funding guidance for High Needs learners and promptly apply changes to processes and procedures.
  • Liaise with external stakeholders and the finance team for invoicing funding from Local Authorities.
  • Collaborate with the MIS team to provide support during periods of unavailability, including training and process management.

Job Requirements:

  • Computer-related qualification or training.
  • Excel data management, including summary data such as pivot tables.
  • Experience of High Needs Funding methodology working in a school, college, or local authority.
  • Experience of reporting financial information, including reconciliation methodology.

The right candidate will have:

  • A willingness to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • High levels of attention to detail & accuracy

Why choose us:

Our strategy is to create a Career Focused, Digital Learning environment, ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to be selected as finalists for the AoC Beacon awards for effective use of digital Technology in FE. Providing a high achieving, focused learning environment allowing our students to achieve the grades they need for higher educations, or the skills and aptitude required to secure a suitable role in their chosen career. Our college is set in the leafy suburbs of Essex, with easy access to surrounding areas and amenities, we are based in a well-connected location both by road and rail.

What we offer:

  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent pension provision
  • Annual Staff Awards
  • CPD days - opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff appreciation days
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Onsite Starbucks & Restaurant
  • Well-being days & activities
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme*
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Fully immersive teaching rooms allowing online teaching simultaneously at multiple locations.
  • Hybrid Working available.
  • Free Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7, 365 days offering legal & financial advice, as well as general support & guidance.

*subject to terms & conditions

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Millie Ray
Runnymede Chase, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 1TW
Telephone: 01268 756111