Hereward College is recruiting to its governing board
Hereward College is a Further Education College with a specialist remit, aiming to provide education, training and employability for learners across a wide spectrum of disability and additional needs, with learners ranging in age from 16 - 25 years old.
We currently have vacancies on the board and have a particular interest in people with a SEN background at this time.
As well as having full board governors, we have introduced the role of co-opted members to the board which allows potential governors to work with specific board committees before they commit to the full responsibilities of becoming a board member. This is useful as it provides an opportunity for the individual to understand the role of a governor and to gain an insight into the issues affecting the college. It also allows for the Governors to review the contributions of the individual.
The board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the college and for approving financial and management plans. Governors come from a wide cross section of the community and are unpaid. Membership involves a commitment to attend six corporation meetings annually (5pm – 7pm), (October to July) as well as undertaking a Governor Development programme. The day to day management of the college is the responsibility of the Senior Leadership Team.
We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic, keen to be involved and able to work in a team. In return, Hereward College can offer the chance for the individuals to contribute to developing and shaping the future strategic direction of a further education college. Ideally with management experience, we offer the opportunity for individuals to assist in making a real difference to students’ lives. As an organisation committed to equal opportunities, we particularly welcome expressions of interest from people with disabilities and people from ethnic minority groups.
You can find information on the college on the Hereward College website.
Tool - 30 Aug 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only
A useful tool for silver and gold members in the EYFS, primary, secondary and post-16 settings. This resource is designed to help teachers work their way through the graduated approach for those pupils that haven’t necessarily yet been identified with SEN but for whom there are initial concerns.
Information - 29 Aug 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Available to silver and gold members, this information based resource will be suitable for SENCos and leaders in Early Years settings, Schools and Colleges. The resource can be effectively used as part of the self review and improvement process, key benefits of this resources is to gain a concise overview of the Education Inspection Framework and implications of practice.
Tool - 29 Aug 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Available to silver and gold members, this useful person centred working tool is suitable for those supporting pupils in Early Years, Primary, Secondary and post 16 settings. The resource can be used to outline a pupil’s key strengths, needs and the strategies and key adjustments to teaching that are needed every day. It can provide a useful vehicle for meaningful discussion around learning between the teacher and the pupil, involving them positively in discussing effective approaches to enable better engagement. Working in a person-centred way (across the whole setting), including the use of person-centred tools, is essential for not only populating the passport but also for getting the most from using it.