Teaching Support Assistant - Additional Learning Support team

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes,
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
19 Feb 2021 13:03
05 Mar 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Term Time

Teaching Support Assistant - Additional Learning Support team

Looking for the right opportunity to get in to teaching? We can help….

We are looking for dynamic and innovative Teaching Support Assistants to join our passionate teams here at Milton Keynes College.

This could be the perfect opportunity for you to develop your teaching career in Further Education. We are keen to hear from passionate individuals that can work not only across curriculum areas but can also offer expertise in specific subject specialisms.

As a Teaching Support Assistant, you will have an understanding of the additional needs of individuals and be able to support learners in achieving their potential.

The Learning Support team are committed to developing our students to achieve their highest potential through their chosen subject, whilst learning invaluable skills to support them in their future. You will work closely with the curriculum staff to ensure the best level of support and guidance for students and maintain effective assistance in the classroom.  

If you have a relevant qualification or specific subject/industry knowledge, we would love to hear from you!

Location: Milton Keynes College, Multi Site
Hours: 30 hours per week, Term time only  
Salary: Up to £23,000 pro rata  
Closing date: Friday 5th March 2021

More about the rewards

  • 25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus many more…

As a successful candidate you will have

  • An NVQ level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or be willing to work towards one
  • Literacy and numeracy skills to a minimum of level 2 in maths and English
  • Experience of managing complex situations and achieving positive outcomes
  • Experience of establishing appropriate relationships with people with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities and being a positive role model
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to establish a rapport with young people
  • The ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative
  • Experience of working with young people with complex SEN
  • The ability to contribute, participate and share in the responsibility for the development of the Department’s work
  • A strong awareness and understanding of equal opportunities and the ability to translate these into effective action

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.
Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.




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