Learning Support Worker
Salary: £18,000 Pro Rata
Contract: Fractional Permanent Contract, Term Time Only – 32.5 hrs for 36 weeks
Start Date: Immediate Start Available
Are you looking for an interesting and varied job role that comes with the added bonus of enabling young people to reach their full potential? You will be supporting specific students in a range of classes, including GCSE and A level, as well as supporting students to access enrichment activities and work experience placements.
The ideal candidate will have recent experience of studying or working within a higher or further education establishment, and will be enthusiastic, reliable and have great communication skills. This is an ideal opportunity for a person keen to gain experience of working within a student facing role in an educational establishment.
We are looking for someone who:
• Has a good level of general education. Ideally GCSE English and Maths Grade C or above
• Understands their responsibilities with regards to the Safeguarding of Children, Young people and Vulnerable adults
• Has a positive interest in working with young people.
• Has the ability to work calmly.
• Is caring and dedicated.
We are looking for people who are committed to providing a positive learning experience for students with additional needs.
We will provide a thorough training package, as well as hands on experience shadowing experienced and senior staff members.
This is a term-time only role, working 32.5 hours per week.
About the college
We are a rural 6th form college. The vast majority of our c2200 students are doing level 3 programmes, mainly A Levels. We have approximately 350 staff including managers, lecturers and a wide array of support staff.
You would be joining a top performing college & much of this success is down to the fact that we have been very clear about where we wanted to go, have strong values and a well embedded ‘Ciren Way’ of going about things, and a group of staff capable of achieving excellence. We have a strong tradition of sharing good practice at the College.
The job-specification provides a long list of the skills and experience we are looking for, but above all we need someone absolutely committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for students and with the energy, drive and clarity of mind to help us achieve them.
In terms of a work setting, both the college & the Cotswolds in general, are impressive. The campus itself has seen considerable investment in new buildings. It is situated on the edge of town, adjacent to the Bathurst Estate. The grounds of the Estate stretch for miles, with many staff using these to unwind, whether this be for a spot of lunch, a lunchtime stroll or a post-work run.
In summary, as a college we are passionate about helping students become the best they can be in whatever they choose to pursue.
Closing Date: 30th September 2020
PLEASE APPLY NOW - This position will close once sufficient applications are received
Benefits include: LGPS defined benefit pension scheme (including life assurance), sick pay scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, free on-site car parking, on-site fitness suite, Refectory and Cycle to Work Scheme.
This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Cirencester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.