Student Support Assistant - 4 x 0.68 FTE - Permanent - Term Time
36 weeks per year during Term Time
Opportunities available across our three Campuses in; Ayr, Kilmarnock & Kilwinning
The posts are to commence on Monday 20 August 2018
The post holder will support students with additional learning needs, delivering a full range of learning support activities in order to assist students who require adaptation to their learning environment. This will involve providing direct in class support for individual students and/or groups, including day-time and evening class students. The post holder will also provide direct out of class support, which may include study skills, exam preparation techniques, memory strategies, proofreading and demonstrations and support with assistive technologies.
The post holder will be educated to HNC level or equivalent, and have experience of providing support to young people and /or adults with additional support needs, preferably within an education or related environment. Effective communication skills are essential for this post, as is the ability to empathise and engage effectively with students, while managing highly emotional and challenging behaviour.