Croydon College

HE Learning Support Practitioner

£18,801 Per Annum (pro-rata)
04 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Situated in the heart of Croydon, a large and lively London borough with excellent transport links, we offer a stimulating working environment within our well-regarded College.  The College has a significant FE and HE provision and has excellent facilities.

The College has a vacancy for a FTE Term time only Learning Support Practitioner for Higher Education.

The post holder will work under the direction and / or supervision of the Head of Higher Education (HE) to provide support and coaching to HE students. The key purpose of the role is to work closely with HE students who have been identified as having additional learning support needs as for the measures for the Office of Students. The post holder will also to support the HE teams with the creation of the HE Tutorial programme and assist the Cross-College work placement team with employability related activities for Higher Education students. 

This post will play a key role in contributing to the development of this client-centred service and will be responsible for ensuring that students/individuals are able to access the best information, support, advice and resources to make effective choices in the context of education, skills,training and employment.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, have extensive experience of providing Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) to adults within an educational setting, and be able to work effectively to meet changing priorities.

An understanding of the support needs of students with learning difficulties,disabilities and mental health difficulties / Councillor Diploma

Level 2 learning support qualification or commitment to achieve within a reasonable time scale.

There will be occasional evening and weekend working.

Closing date for completed applications:  27 October 2019

Interviews likely to take place during the week commencing 11 November 2019

Please see attached for more information.

CVs are not accepted. 

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.We encourage applications from all sectors of the community, to reflect our diverse student population.

Please apply via the link.

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