Additional Learning Support Officer - 2 fixed term 12 month positions TAME85726

Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
£17,190 - £21,775 pro rata
22 Jul 2019
19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Additional Learning Support Officer - 2 fixed term 12 month positions TAME85726
£17,190 - £21,775 pro rata
36 hrs per week, Term-Time Only (38 weeks per year)

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 their 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 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.

They require a skilled and highly motivated individual to join their established Learning Support Team. You will have the passion to inspire every learner to reach their full potential regardless of their starting point.

As a Learning Support Officer, you will provide a range of support to learners with a variety of needs including difficulties/disabilities, Literacy, Numeracy and Language. You will also provide emotional support and encourage participation in the learning environment and may be required to support learners with personal care needs.

You will support learners across a wide range of vocational subjects and may be required to work at more than one of the college’s centres. You will work alongside classroom tutors to break down barriers and ensure that learners are able to access the curriculum and reach their full potential. You will ensure that individual learner needs are met and contribute to raising awareness and understanding of the needs of individual learners in the wider college community.

With some previous experience in supporting young people, you will have a sound understanding of the range of issues facing young people with barriers to their learning (including social, emotional and behavioural) and have an ability to motivate students with differing needs and abilities. You will have excellent interpersonal skills in working with students, ability to remain calm and a problem solving approach to managing challenging situations.

Closing date: 5th August

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