Study Support Teacher (Higher Education) - part time

Activate Learning
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
16 Jul 2021 13:43
15 Aug 2021 23:59
Higher Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Higher Education
Contract Type
Part Time

Study Support Teacher (Higher Education) - part time

Job role:

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, passionate individual to join the existing team within our Higher Education Learning Support provision, As a Study Support Teacher, you will be responsible for the inclusive delivery of study skills to learners on their chosen higher education courses to develop a confident approach to their studies. Our Higher Education students are working towards a degree or equivalent qualification in a variety of subjects.

In collaboration with our broader Group Learning Support team, you will support our students on a one to one basis and in small groups, both face to face and virtually, helping then to overcome any barriers to learning and achieve their true potential whilst supporting students retention and achievement.

This is position is available as of August 2021, part time (15 hours per week), permanent contract. 

What do you need to be successful in this role?

You will have experience in a similar role, and/or extensive knowledge and understanding of working with adults with specific learning difficulties within an education environment. You will have a strong academic background along with a passion for helping individuals achieve their true potential.  You will always be approachable and operate in a professional manner.

Ideally, you will have a PGCE or equivalent teacher’s qualification along with sound understanding of SEND and SpLDs or have the willingness to work towards gaining additional qualifications as part of our comprehensive development package.


What are the benefits of this role?

This is a highly rewarding role that provides an opportunity to make a real and positive difference in someone else’s life. You will be joining a fun and friendly team that share great empathy and compassion in all the work they do.

In addition, you will be joining one of the largest Education Providers and will be provided with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success. We offer a buddy system, digital induction modules and a close-knit community across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to ensure working for home and flexible working options, especially in these times.


What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group? 

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing disabled people and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. We guarantee to offer an interview to all applicants with a disability provided they meet the essential criteria for a role. We will anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required and support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work. If you require an accessible format please contact us.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.


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