Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

We have a great opportunity based at our Bedford campus for a Teaching Assistant to become a key member of our Additional Support department.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Assisting the learner in accessing the curriculum
  • Assisting the learner to achieve their qualification aim
  • Assisting the learner to become independent learners
  • Delivering the support needs of the individual as identified at the support interview

Our ideal candidates will have working knowledge of Learner Support post 16 and experience of providing support to individuals in an educational or care setting, alongside the following qualifications:

  • Qualified to Level 3 in a relevant subject.
  • English and Maths or similar at GCSE grade A-C or equivalent
  • Level 3 certificate in adult English/maths subject support or equivalent

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College Professional Services

  • 37 hours per week (0.82969 FTE) / 37 weeks per year
  • 27 days per annum (plus public holidays), pro rata for part-time
  • Peoples Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail and leisure discounts

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on the 31st August 2022

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in the interests of business continuity The Bedford College Group may conduct our interviews via Microsoft Teams. More information will be available at interview stage.