Learning Support Assistant

Location
Epsom, Surrey, England
Salary
£10.95 per hour + Excellent Benefits
Posted
07 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Nov 2016
Ref
OCT20160472
Contact
Vacancy Filler
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a forward-looking College of Further & Higher Education that serves a large area of South East England with a wide range of vocational and academic courses, both full and part time. The College is situated in Ewell, close to Epsom in Surrey, and is located in the green belt near Epsom Downs and can easily be accessed either by car (junctions 8-10 on the M25) or rail (Ewell West is close and the college is next to Ewell East where you can get regular direct trains to Clapham Junction and Victoria). The College was last inspected in February 2016 retaining its overall grading of 'Good' under the robust new Ofsted standards.

At the college we want to help the learner succeed in their ambitions. Our students value our welcoming, friendly and caring atmosphere. Our lively learning community helps to make the most of their learning experience at the College.

We are currently recruiting to the following position:

Learning Support Assistant

Term-time only - up to £10.95 per hour

We are looking for suitably enthusiastic and committed individuals who can help students develop skills and grow into independence. You could be working in a variety of different vocational contexts which require good organisational skills and confidence using IT for administrative tasks. We are looking particularly for people who feel that they have the skills to help students not only improve but also enjoy English and maths.

You must work well in a team and be able to work efficiently and effectively with other staff. Understanding of and empathy with students who have learning difficulties, are disaffected or have behavioural problems is a must. If you think that you meet these criteria please apply.

We are able to offer you a final salary pension scheme, generous holidays and the facilities of a College campus set in 7 acres of green belt in a peaceful setting. The College has excellent transport links and is set in a location convenient to London and the South East and offers a large free on-site car park.

Closing date for on line applications: Thursday 13 October 2016

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 20th October 2016

Our Client is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and enhanced DBS clearance.