Student Support Worker (14-16) - Part Time

Student Support Worker (14-16) - Part Time

Job role:

We have an exciting new opportunity for a 14- 16 Support Worker to join our Lifeskills faculty to monitor and lead online tutorials with learners enrolled to our newly developed Activate Your Skills – virtual 14-16 programme. 

This a part time role, working 25 hours per week during term time (0.60 FTE), and fixed term until August 2022 based at our Banbury Campus. There is some flexibility in working hours during the week depending on requirements. Due to the current guidance for educational settings, the successful candidate will initially be working from home, with some flexibility once our teams return onto campus. 

Working alongside the faculty teams and the Elective Home Education Manager, you will provide an exceptional customer service to ensure our learners have an excellent experience throughout their journey with us. 

You will also work closely with local schools and organisations to provide an outstanding 14-16 provision in the college and widen access to information and guidance that will support students to start on the right course and progress into post 16 learning opportunities.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

You will have previous experience of working in an educational environment to support young people, along with a good understanding of the potential barriers faced by young people and how to overcome these. Good knowledge of the 14+ education environment is desirable. 

In addition, you will need to have a flexible approach, coupled with excellent communication and customer service skills. You will demonstrate the ability to engage and develop students and role model the attributes that we develop within our learners.  Experience of effective liaison with schools and other key stakeholders would be desirable.

What are the benefits of this role?

There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together 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, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.


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.

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.