Learning Support Officer (Learner Support, Teaching Assistant) TAME72396

Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Salary £16,940 - £23,752 pro-rata
05 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Our client in Ashton-Under-Lyne Greater Manchester, is a diverse and vibrant further education college that offers a wide range of course including A level and advanced level vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships and adult courses up to degree Level. They aim to give all students an exceptional experience.

They believe in excellence and back that up with high expectations, a superb working environment (as part of the Vision Tameside £100 million+ accommodation strategy) and outstanding teaching. They also believe that attending college is about more than achieving a qualification, important though that is. This is why they aim to give learners every opportunity to develop their full potential in a supportive and friendly environment.

Joining our client as a temporary Learning Support Officer, you will facilitate high quality learning through the support of students with complex learning difficulties, complex and challenging behaviour and physical disabilities and will contribute to the classroom experience of their talented and enthusiastic learners, within a hardworking team with high standards. As a highly engaged and motivated Learning Support Officer, you will have a genuine desire to improve the life chances of learners.

The College has an excellent reputation and this is a real opportunity for you to make a difference in people’s lives.  They currently have two opportunities available, both are maternity cover contracts, part time, 0.75 FTE and 0.6FTE and term time only positions.

They are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and highly motivated individual, with a relevant level 3 qualification or equivalent coupled with a thorough knowledge of the relevant curriculum and have the ability to perform learning support to contribute to effective learning. You will provide and supervise the personal hygiene and health care requirements of students to ensure their comfort and cleanliness within the work area of the Aspirations department, be a strong team player with excellent communication skills.

Closing date for applications: noon, 17th October

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.