This month we have caught up with Dawn who is a SEN Assessment Co-ordinator at YCC’s Brian Jackson College. Dawn has been a part of the team for over five years and has already made a huge difference to the lives of many young people.
Job Title: SEN Assessment Co-ordinator
Date joined YCC: 3rd September 2018
Tell us a little bit about yourself: I started at YCC as a volunteer supporting a pupil with Autism in his role at our ‘Pass It On’ Charity Shop. Since then, I have worked at Brian Jackson College as a Learner Behaviour support worker, Keyworker and now SEN assessment co-ordinator.
Your role in a nutshell: Helping to support our pupils in several tasks. Assessing the pupils in their maths and English. I run a reading programme for the students who require additional support or just enjoy reading for pleasure. I also support the SENCo with the provision maps and summary of needs.
Why do you like working for YCC? I like the feeling of a united front, a family environment and there’s support when you need it.
What’s one of your favourite work memories? I was nominated and came second for ‘Support Worker of the Year’ in the Stafflex awards.
And finally, what advice would you give to people considering working at YCC? Go for it, join our team and make a difference.
If you would like to join the YCC Team, keep a look out for our current vacancies HERE.