Contract: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Start Date: As soon as possible
Actual Annual Salary: £15,439 - £16,005 pa
FTE Annual Salary: £18,980 - £19,676
We are looking for a dynamic, resilient person who can be an appropriate role model so that the young people you are working with can model resilience and appropriate behaviours in a range of difference settings.
You will be working with young people aged 16-25 years of age who have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP). You will be providing 1:1 support to a caseload of students with complex learning differences and/or disabilities, including social, emotional and mental health difficulties, on and off-site.
- To provide direct 1:1 support to a caseload of students working towards literacy, numeracy and a vocational qualification
- To provide transport to the young people that are not able to travel independently to either the college campus or other external venues.
- To provide travel training to the young people in your caseload when appropriate and under direction of the Evolve Programme Leader.
- To work closely with other colleagues sharing information
- Maintain and ensure safe working practice
For further information, please refer to the job description.
New College are a very successful and expanding Further Education College that puts the interests of our students at the heart of everything we do. We are one of the UK’s best performing colleges and it is our excellent staff that have enabled us to achieve and maintain this. We are truly an employer of choice, and this remains one of our top priorities.
We offer everyone who works at the College excellent conditions of employment, including generous holidays and competitive salaries with attractive pension schemes.
Please note an enhanced DBS will be required for this role. The successful candidate is required to meet the payment of this DBS check, which is currently £44.
On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces.
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: 8th January 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
It is essential that you hold:
- Level 2 qualification or higher in English, Maths and ICT
- A recognised youth, community, mentoring or guidance qualification at Level 3 or higher or a proven track record in this type of work.
In your application, you will need to evidence that you have relevant experience, working knowledge and understanding of FE or 6th form environment, working with students with a range of complex co-occurring LDD including challenging behaviour, mental ill health, ASC, Persuasive Development Disorders and SpLD.
We would expect you to have experience of target setting, tracking and monitoring progress and managing the systems that support this.
You are also required to have a driving licence.
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