Learning Support Mentor Health and Personal Care

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£18,048 - £20,111 p.a. Full time equivalent
18 Oct 2018
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
GFE College

  CRC's Supported Learning Department prides itself on its friendly, welcoming and aspirational approach to supporting young people preparing for their adult lives.  

Due to growth in student numbers, opportunities have arisen for Teaching Assistants to join our team at CRC's Huntingdon Campus.  You will have an important role to play, supporting the education, health and care needs of young people with moderate to severe learning difficulties.  

You will be supporting young learners on a 1:1 basis or in a group setting and you may be involved in a range of lessons, including Maths, English, Horticulture, Farming, Music and Art. You will need to have a calm, patient and empathetic approach and be qualified in Literacy and Numeracy to Level 2 or equivalent. PTTLS and/or a teaching support qualification is desirable, but not essential.  

Ideally you will have an education or care background and a willingness to learn and develop further support skills.   This role is a highly rewarding, enjoyable and offers a varied opportunity to support young people across a range of learning environments.      

Cambridge Regional College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.             

The College reserves the right to fill this vacancy ahead of the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.  

All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).