Learning Advocate Work Based Learning

Uxbridge, Harrow and Hayes London (Greater)
£23,882 to £25,999 per annum including London Weighting
16 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Maternity cover until 14th January 2022

We are seeking to appoint a Learning Advocate to cover a period of maternity leave, to work with Work Based Learning students who will be studying within the College (Uxbridge, Hayes, Harrow on the Hill  and Harrow Weald Campuses), off-site at employers’ premises, and remotely. You would provide literacy and numeracy support for students on GCSE and Functional Skills English and Maths. The role will involve working closely with Lecturers, Assessors, employers and the Learning Support team, taking account of the differing needs of learners.  

You should have experience of working with people with literacy or numeracy needs and should possess good communication skills, strong literacy and numeracy skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to students’ learning and achievement.  You will be educated to ‘A’ Level standard or equivalent with GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above.   You should be well-organised and be able to work effectively on your own initiative.  A clean driving licence and your own personal transport is a requirement for this post, and you will need to be able to work flexibly when required.

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Equal Opportunities

HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.

Disclosure and Barring Service checks 

HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.  

Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.

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