Learning Support Assistants
FTE Salary: £17,787 pa pro rata
Actual Annual Salary: £6,748.71 - £11,810.24 pa
Contract Details: Ranging from 20 hours to 35 hours per week, over 32 weeks per year
Start Date: September 2020
Do you have experience of supporting students with learning differences or want to develop your skills and experience in a learning support role? If so, we would like to hear from you.
We have a range of contracts available from 20 hours per week to 35 hours per week. These roles are 32 weeks per year. Please indicate on your application your preferred weekly hours.
We have an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our experienced team of Learning Support Assistants who provide support to individual learners over and above what is normally provided in the standard learning programme. In this role you will be supporting students with identified needs in the classroom environment using a wide range of strategies together with the knowledge of each learners' needs and preferences.
You would be required to hold a Level 2 qualification or higher in English, Maths and ICT. If you have a learning support or other relevant qualification at Level 2 or higher this would be beneficial but not essential.
We would expect you to have an understanding, appreciation and experience of Specific Learning Differences, Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairment and the most appropriate learning support methods.
For further information, please refer to the job description.
We provide ongoing support, training and development opportunities to make our college an exciting and rewarding place to work and in addition to this, we are incredibly excited about progressing a merger with Swindon College from August 2020 which will further extend these opportunities for you as you could be working across both sites.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a valued member of our team, in addition to a wide range of development opportunities, you will have access to a number of great benefits some of which are listed below:
• Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme
• Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme
• Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service
• Excellent Pension scheme
So, if you are looking for exciting career opportunities and to work in an expanding, dynamic and successful College, who values their staff, you have come to the right place. Our very top priority is your wellbeing and that of our community. Please be assured that we are monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and continuing to follow the latest Government advice and to keep everyone as safe as possible, we have adjusted our recruitment process so all face-to-face interviews or assessments will now be conducted via video conference calls.
For a full list of our current opportunities go to our Career Page and click apply! If you know of friends or family who would be interested in coming to work for us please feel free to share with them and if you need more information please contact our HR team.
We look forward to hearing from you! Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible.
New College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement.
Please note an enhanced DBS will be required for this role.
Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply as soon as possible.
Closing Date: 13 August 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Due to the current COVID-19 lockdown measures the selection process for this role will take place remotely. Further information will be provided should you be invited to an interview.
New College Swindon 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. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.