Learner Support Assistant BLUL42622

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
£17,466 - £17,986 pro rata
11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Learner Support Assistant BLUL42622


Salary: £17,466 - £17,986 pro rata

Part time: 28 hours per week

Term Time only – 36 weeks per year

Our Client has a reputation of offering a range of vocational opportunities, as well as having an excellent record of employer engagement and of offering business training solutions to provide a highly skilled workforce. They are part of a Group which is recognised as one of the most successful further education colleges in the country. Their College Mission is; Innovative and enterprising people enabling excellent learning for employability and social fulfilment.

They are now looking for a Learner Support Assistant to join them at their Harrogate campus where you will provide a high quality and confidential customer-focussed support service to students with additional learner support needs. This is a permanent part time position, working 28 hours per week, term time only (36 weeks per year).

Within the role you will work closely with the wider student services department to ensure the service meets the needs of students. Key responsibilities include drawing up plans for students, enabling them to study independently and achieve their learning goals. Working alongside Learning Support Advisors, you will provide support in and out of a managed classroom environment, including some areas of personal assistance.

They are looking for someone who ideally has GCSE English & Maths at Grade C or equivalent, and who has a Level 2 in IT or equivalent qualification (Word Processing, Word or Excel). With an understanding of the additional learning support needs of students, and the ability to work calmly under pressure, you will have a confident, approachable and friendly disposition with strong interpersonal skills.

Previous experience of working with students with additional learner support needs is desirable but not essential. What is key is that you can access and navigate confidently around ICT systems, and are able work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.

Closing Date: 9th December 2016

The College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of our safeguarding strategy and all college values. In addition, this post requires the employee to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.