Learning Advocate

Uxbridge, London (Greater)
£20,923 - £22,786 pa (36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)
02 Feb 2023
13 Feb 2023
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Learning Advocates are at the heart of supporting individual or small groups of learners with their GCSE and Functional English and maths. This is an enhanced support role and can be extremely useful for individuals considering developing into teaching. You would support Computing and IT learners outside of their classes, working closely with the English and Maths teams and vocational curriculum staff. This will involve planning support sessions and providing regular feedback to supported learners to enable them to develop confidence and make progress in their English and maths classes.

Ideally, we are looking for someone that has a passion for maths and / or English. You should have a good level of numeracy and literacy skills, and have some experience of supporting young people with numeracy or literacy needs in an educational environment. You will have good communication skills, be well-organised and be able to motivate and build good working relationships with young people.

This is a full time position; however, we welcome applicants who wish to work on a part time/job share basis.

Further details:    Job Description    

Equal Opportunities

HRUC 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 

HRUC (Harrow, Richmond & Uxbridge Colleges) 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.

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