Learning Advisor in ALS - Maternity Cover (0.85fte)

West Herts College
Watford [Hertfordshire]
£22,500 - £22,500 Per Year, Pro rata, Depending on qualifications and expertise.
29 Mar 2021 15:00
12 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Learning Advisor in ALS - Maternity Cover (0.85fte)

​The Additional Learning Support team have an opportunity for a term time only Learning Advisor.  This is a maternity cover position, fixed term for one year.

We require a new Learning Advisor to join our highly successful Additional Learning Support team. The team provides a range of support for students with a wide range of learning difficulty or disability, to enable them to access the educational opportunities offered by the College. 

You will be required to support learners at our campuses based in Watford and Hemel Hempstead and some community based provisions. Your focus will be supporting learners in the classroom and assisting teaching staff to meet the diverse needs of learners. You may also spend some time supporting learners in out of class support sessions. Some knowledge of EHCP and the procedure associated with gathering information for annual review meetings is desirable.

You must be able to work well within a team and cross college colleagues and also have the aptitude to work independently, when required.  You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of students. Keeping accurate records is essential. Ideally you will be educated to at least Level 3 and have already worked with 16 to 19 year olds and/or adults with a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.

An understanding of the specific educational needs of such students within an FE setting is desirable but a proven enthusiasm for this area of work essential for this exciting opportunity.

The working hours for this role are Monday-Friday, 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.

The closing date for application is Monday 12th April 2021.

The successful candidate will join the Additional Learning Support team, reporting to Susan Lomas.

If you would like any more information you can contact us on 01923 812333 or e-mail jobs@westherts.ac.uk.

WHC Group is positive about disabled people. If you need help applying for the role please contact the Human Resources team.


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