Learning Support Assistant
- Moulton College
- Moulton, Northampton
- £9.97 per hour + holiday pay
- 29 Mar 2023
- 19 Apr 2023
- Subject Area
- Special Needs and Supported Learning
- Job Level
- Job Function
- Student Services / Recruitment
- Contract Type
- Part Time
We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join our central Learning Support team, providing support to a diverse mix of students.
There are Full and Part-Time hours available for this role.
Candidates will work during term time and, whilst should be available full days and a minimum of 3 days per week, there is flexibility within timetables to fit around other commitments.
Candidates should have an interest in working with young people. The role is very varied and quite active, and may involve working across different programme areas, including the farm, animal welfare unit, our sport and construction facilities, both inside and outside the classroom.
Candidates will need a good standard of education, including GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above (or equivalent), and be enthusiastic and positive about helping young people to fulfil their potential.
Our aim is to engage the young people, to develop their skills, confidence and independence in order to allow them to pursue their chosen area of interest, enabling them to reach their potential.
To achieve this our Learning Support Assistants support students in a variety of settings, including practical environments as well as the classroom. It is a flexible role, providing support for students in many aspects of their learning, across all vocational skills areas. Learning Support Assistants are required to maintain records in line with EHC Plans and Learning Support plans, promoting attendance, retention and achievement, and supporting students who may be at risk.
In this role you will be a role model to promote positive values and attitudes in supporting tutors to manage behaviour while participating in lessons, demonstrations and practical activities with students and trainees on all courses.
Our Learning Support Assistants play a key role in supporting young people on a daily basis and inspiring them to achieve success at Moulton College.
We are looking for applicants that have;
- GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above (or equivalent)
- Excellent interpersonal skills and are able to quickly build rapport
- Level 2 learning support qualification or equivalent or willingness to achieve within the first 12 months
- Experience in utilising strategies to support pupils in achieving learning goals
There are too many benefits to working at Moulton College to include them all. Aside from the location (Moulton is located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside covering over 450 hectares, with a further 170 hectares rented as grazing for our livestock), Moulton College boasts a dedicated, skilled and experienced staff team and an aspirational student body. As a valued employee at Moulton College you will have access to:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- High street discounts
- Generous holiday entitlement
- Healthcare cash plan
- On site gym
- Discounted nursery fees
- Free onsite parking
For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.