Associate - Student Support Assistant

We have a number of opportunities based at our Bedford and Shuttleworth campuses for an Associate Student Support Assistant to become a key member of our Additional Learning Support department.

As an Associate Student Support Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our students through:

  • Being responsible for providing support to learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities both in the classroom and throughout College.
  • Providing overall care of the learner and enable him/her to access the college facilities and develop independence within the wider community.
  • Being an active member of the Additional Support Team and assisting in the development of individual programmes and the assessment of student progress.

Our ideal candidates will have experience of providing support to individuals in an educational or care setting, with working knowledge of Learner Support post 16, and Experience of using Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint) alongside the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Learner Support Certificate or equivalent or/ willing to work towards
  • Educated to Level 2 in Maths and English

Further details of the essential criteria for the post can be located within the Job Description.

About Us

The Bedford College Group aims to deliver world-class skills and education to the communities we serve. The Bedford College Group is comprised of Bedford College, Shuttleworth College, The Bedford Sixth Form, Tresham College and the National College of Motorsport.

Contract Type – Bedford College Professional Services Ltd (BCPS Ltd)

Associates work on a short-term basis as assigned. They teach or provide support services and they work with and are supported by core staff.  As an Associate you will be issued with an Associate agreement, under this Agreement period you will be eligible to work on assignments offered to you.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required and you will be required to declare any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, which would not be filtered in line with current guidance.

Interviews will be held on a date to be confirmed.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.