Learning Support Assistant - A Level Courses

Recruiter
Activate Learning
Location
Farnham,
Salary
£8 - £9 Per Hour
Posted
13 Sep 2021 09:48
Closes
11 Oct 2021 23:59
Reference
SEP20213644
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

Learning Support Assistant - A Level Courses

We are looking for dedicated and hard-working Learning Support Assistants to join our team at Farnham Sixth form College.  We are looking for 2 people to join on a 20 hour contract to support the learners with their A-Level. 

The successful applicant’s will be supporting students with a range of learning difficulties including Autism on A-Level Courses.

The main duties will be assisting students in their classroom-based lessons and supporting self-directed study times with the student on a 1:1 basis.  

The hourly rate offered for these positions is from £8.85 - £9.49ph depending on skills and experience.

(Term time only salary calculator - your pay will be based on your working hours per week, multiplied by the number of weeks worked, plus 6 weeks holiday and will be spread equally over 12 months).

(For casual employees you will submit a claim for the actual hours worked and this will be paid in arrears).

About you and what do you need to be successful?

This is a challenging role that requires resilience, motivation, initiative and patience.  

You will be able to provide support to students with Autism and associated difficulties. You will have good communication skills to be able to work with tutors to ensure the delivery of an effective programme of further education and to work as part of a co-ordination team.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning?

Activate Learning have recently been recognised for the work we do to inspire special needs students into employment with a coveted education award. The Association of Colleges' Beacon Awards 'Support for Students' prize 2019 recognises our innovative partnership programme for young people with special education needs and disabilities.

We work closely with colleagues from across our colleges, offering learners the opportunity to progress into new vocational areas. Our partnerships with external organisations and employers are central to equipping learners for successful futures

We are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our 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. Our employee experience is a vital part of this process.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to appoint prior to the closing date, please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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.  

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK. 

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 people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage, please contact the talent team directly. 

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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