Student Support Worker (Fixed Term Opportunity)

County Durham,UK
£18,171.00 - £20,227.00 Per Year
05 Sep 2019 10:10
18 Sep 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Student Support Worker (Fixed Term Opportunity)

Looking for a career where you can change lives?

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills.

We have

a great opportunity at HMP Low Newton to join the education team as a Student Support Worker on a fixed term (Up to 12 months), full time (37 hours per week) basis.

The purpose of this role is

to ensure, via appropriate assessment, that prospective and existing learners receive relevant and easily understood information regarding learning and skills provision and continuing support.

The role will contribute to a multi-disciplinary approach that seeks to facilitate a smooth transition to the resettlement of the learner into the community.

To do this successfully you'll need to:

Hold or be willing to work towards Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy

Have relevant experience of conducting initial assessments and supporting learning of individuals and groups

Have experience of working with groups of learner with a range of abilities.

Have experience of successful working in an effective multi-disciplinary team

To apply for this fantastic opportunity, please visit

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.

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