Learning Support Practitioner
About the team
Harlow College students receive an outstanding level of Learning Support from the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) team. Our staff have the specialist skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality, personalised support that effectively meets the needs of learners.
About the role
To provide learning support to students as appropriate to enable them to fulfil their potential to achieve e.g. clarifying content, making simple notes, differentiating materials, improving their ability to manage their own learning needs.
What we are looking for
You will need to have experience of working with young people with learning difficulties or disabilities and an awareness of diverse learner needs. Ideally you will be educated to a minimum of Level 3 Maths & English with good IT skills and have experience of working within an educational environment. It would be advantageous if you hold either an SEN qualification or NVQ3 in supporting Teaching and learning (or equivalent). Experience of working with learners with behaviour problems and mental health would also be an advantage. However training can be provided.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is organised and able to work autonomously and calmly under pressure, is able to communicate well with people of all ages and from all backgrounds, can demonstrate a positive and inclusive manner and is solution focused.
What we can offer
The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package.
Closing date for applications is 12th October 2018
This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.