Learning Support Assistant - Pool

Wakefield College
8.46 GBP Hourly
01 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Learning Support Assistants (Bank/Pool)

Hours: Various - Term Time Only (As required, at short notice)

Based: Wakefield - West Yorkshire (College Wide - with some travel)

Salary/Rate of Pay: GBP8.46 per hour

Ref: 2913b

Are you available for an immediate start in our new academic year? We require Learning Support Assistants to join our pool of staff who are available at short notice.

At Wakefield College our vision is to be an outstanding college at the heart of the Wakefield District and as one of the main educational providers in the area, we know that the potential for learning in is phenomenal and are determined to fulfill the aspirational needs of our students.

Over the last ten years we have really made a difference and the demand for our additional learning support services is increasing year on year, resulting in the need to expand our provision - making this an exciting time for you to join a College with ambition.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you'll contribute to the delivery of appropriate non-teaching support in classroom situations and other college settings, working with students with additional support needs on a 1:1 or group basis in accordance with the overall learner support plans.

Ideally, although not necessarily, we're looking for Learning Support Assistants who have direct experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities in an educational setting, as well as a proven ability to motivate students and promote learning. Alongside this, you must have a flexible approach to working hours and a willingness to travel between our campuses.

You should:

  • Have experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities
  • Have experience of working with learners with additional support needs in an educational setting
  • Hold a GCSE in English grade 'A-C' or equivalent
  • Hold a GCSE in Mathematics grade 'A-C' or equivalent

Benefits include:

  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training & Development

Closing date: 11am Friday 21 October 2016

When applying for this role, please reference AoC Jobs as your application source when asked.

See what we have to offer and come and join us. You won't be disappointed.

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Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.