Supported Learning Assistant
We are currently looking for Supported Learning Assistants to provide 1:1 as well as classroom support.
The post-holders will be working as part of an excellent team of Supported Learning Assistants (SLAs) to provide additional learning support to students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD), using a flexible and innovative approach in a range of contexts.
The role involves working with students who experience a range of barriers to achievement and the post-holders will support learners in a variety of curriculum activities and settings. This will include supporting students with intimate care where necessary. SLAs may work with individuals or small groups, as directed by the teaching staff and encourage students to engage with activities or work independently, where appropriate.
The work is term-time based over 38 weeks per year.
Richmond upon Thames College is part of the Harrow, Richmond and Uxbridge College Group and is one of London’s most successful Further Education Colleges providing education and training to 16-19 year old’s and adults from across Richmond, London and Surrey, for over 80 years. We have opened a new building in 2020 and due to develop a brand-new technology-focussed STEM Centre for 2024. This exciting and innovative new learning environment is located within the grounds of the current college site, so remains convenient for public transport links – it is adjacent to the A316 and just a short walk from Twickenham rail station and a number of regular London bus routes.
The College is committed to the Safeguarding of all students and children, actively promoting the welfare of children. It is an offence to apply for this role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.
A number of Safeguarding vetting checks will be undertaken on all successful candidates prior to commencement in post.
This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 or amendments made (Exceptions Order 1975 (amended 2013 & 2020))
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.