Learning Support Team Leader

Activate Learning
Oxfordshire,United Kingdom
£25,000 - £30,000 Per Year
16 Nov 2022 10:01
07 Dec 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Team Leader / Supervisor
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Learning Support Team Leader

Who we are:

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role:

We are currently recruiting a highly organised and motivated individual to lead the Learning Support team for the City of Oxford and Blackbird Leys campuses. The job to line manage, lead and direct the Study Coaches and Learning Assistants on the campus, to implement strategic, operational and local improvement plans under the direction of the Regional Manager; and to promote excellence in all support delivered.

What do you need to be successful as a Learning Support Team Leader at Activate Learning?

You will need a good relevant, first degree and/or equivalent, minimum GCSE English and Maths grade 4/C or above, as well as further, relevant, professional qualifications, demonstrable experience of team management and leadership, knowledge of SEND learner support needs, a sound knowledge of EHCP process and a portfolio of appropriate continuous professional development.

In addition, you will need to have an understanding of professional responsibility and accountability, excellent organisational skills to meet deadlines, be e-literate with excellent communication skills and a commitment to the education and well-being of staff and learners.

This is a full-time fixed term position from January 2023 to 31st July 2023.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

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.