Learning Assistant

Chichester College Group
£15,000 - £19,999
06 Oct 2019
21 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Learning Assistant to support the teaching and learning of students requiring additional help with their programmes of study across various areas within College. The role is a part time, fixed term position working 32 hours per week, 36 weeks per year (paid for weeks) based at our Chichester and Brinsbury campuses and in return you will receive a competitive salary pro rata of £17,648 - £18,180 per annum ( £11, - £12, ). The Chichester College Group is the largest provider of further education in Sussex and is comprised of 4 Colleges: one at Chichester, one at Crawley, one at Worthing and one at Brinsbury near Pulborough, which is land-based. Through our Colleges we educate and train around 25,000 full and part time students every year and provide teaching excellence to meet the future needs of the regions' employers. In return for joining us as our Learning Assistant, we will offer you: - Competitive Pension Scheme - Generous annual leave package - Discounted private medical care - Subsidised local gym membership - Other high street discounts plus more Key responsibilities of our Learning Assistant: - Support within and outside the classroom the learning and emotional/social/behavioural needs of students receiving additional support in accordance with College policies - Provide support for personal care where necessary - Provide life saving medication where necessary - Assist the Learning Support Team Leaders and Lecturers in the preparation and adaptation of learning materials/resources - Take part in and ensure the smooth and effective administration of the provision - Produce accurate records - Assist in the assessment of student needs - Continually review the students' support needs - Attend team and all other meetings regarding both student and curriculum development - Liaise between the Learning Support Team Leaders, Student Tutors and Lecturers on a daily basis - Supervise student learning where necessary Our ideal Learning Assistant should have the below skills and experience: - Education to GCSE standard grade C (or equivalent) in English - Maths Level 2 (or willingness to undertake) - Level 3 qualification in Learning Support (or willingness to undertake) - Experience working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, emotional, social and behaviour needs - Supporting the learning needs of students - Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and Prevent - Health and safety legislation If you would like to learn more about our Learning Assistant role then please click ' Apply' today! Closing date: 17 October 2019 Interview date: 5 November 2019 All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. We are an equal opportunities employer.