Kirklees College

Support Worker (multiple)

Location
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£19,354 FTE (Actual Salary: £8084.62)
Posted
15 Aug 2022
Closes
31 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Please note this advert is open until all vacancies are filled - to avoid disappointment please apply immediately as the advert will close at any time.

This post is a cross college role and flexibility to travel to all centres is required.

SEND Support Worker

Hours:   18 hours over 38 variable weeks 2

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  
 
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

Following a recent restructure to expand and improve our SEND provision, an exciting opportunity has arisen for the SEND Department within the Student Experience Directorate at Kirklees College. The additional positions of SEND Support Worker will provide exceptional student support across all curriculum areas and college sites.

You will be working with our most vulnerable SEND (Special Education Needs and Disabilities) students to support their learning, achievement and progression into adulthood both in and out of the classroom environment.  You will have to develop supportive relationships with students whilst remaining professional and deliver strategies to promote/reinforce student self-esteem.

You will be required to provide physical and personal care support.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with young people in an educational capacity and must understand EHCP’s and SEND. It is essential you have knowledge and experience of different learning needs and using strategies to support students to become independent. 

You will need excellent communication and digital skills and be able to work under the direction of the class tutor and use your own initiative.

The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and a minimum Level 2 Qualification relevant to the post. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on-site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail hrenquiry@kirkleescollege.ac.u

Kirklees 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. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As an employer, we are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Visit the Jobs page on our website for further information.

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

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