This post is based at the Huddersfield and Dewsbury centres of Kirklees College
Hours: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
Kirklees College is a large and successful FE college which was rated Good following our last Ofsted inspection. Learners achieve high levels of success due to the quality and commitment of our teaching staff, with students benefitting greatly from their vocational and professional expertise.
Do you want to be part of a forward thinking, dynamic and professional team that supports students to achieve their full potential? – Then this is the job for you.
The overall purpose of this role is to support students with learning difficulties and disabilities to access work placements and progress into paid employment. The successful candidate will actively promote and contribute to the development of the Supported Internship Programme through the development of external partnerships, internal systems and protocols.
The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a relevant Level 3 qualification (e.g. Learning Support/ Counselling / Health and Social Care) and a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C).
Please note a Driving Licence is desirable for this post. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.
As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.
If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.
Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.