Teaching Assistant - RC/DVC

Hours; Part time - 30 hours per week over 5 days, 40 weeks worked (Term time plus 4 weeks)

Location; Roles available across all of our college sites (Rotherham College and Dearne Valley College)

The Role

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work across a range of curriculum areas.

In this rewarding role, you will support the planning and delivery of high-quality teaching, learning and assessment for young people, including those with EHC plans, both in and out of the classroom.

As a Teaching Assistant you will share a strong belief in young people’s ability to achieve their work and personal goals. You will set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence. You will assist learners to engage in teaching activities and shared active learning using digital platforms/Google classroom and assistive technology.

You will create and maintain a purposeful and supportive teaching environment, in accordance with lesson/curriculum teaching plans.  You will use strategies, in liaison with the teacher/tutor, to support young people to achieve learning goals. You will provide teaching that builds from easier to more difficult tasks and breaks down harder skills into smaller parts, to support learners to develop their independence, life and powerful work skills.  You will assist with the planning and preparation of learning activities.

You will…

You will establish clear communication and a professional relationship with the teacher/tutor, so that all parties involved have clear expectations of what is required of them.  You will have a high level of professionalism, good verbal and written communication skills, empathy and flexibility to meet the needs of a variety of learners & staff.

You will need to hold or be working towards your Maths and English L2/C grade to be considered for this role. You will need to hold or be willing to work towards level 2 or level 3 supporting teaching and learning qualification.

Department Info

In this role you will work closely with members of the vocational curriculum team you are assigned to. You will report directly to the Curriculum Manager and liaise closely with tutors to support learners within the classroom environment.

The role of Teaching Assistant will be based at Rotherham College, Dearne Valley College or North Notts College campus with travel to other sites as required.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to the local government pensions scheme
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check.

Closing date: Monday 26th February 2024 - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or recruitment@rnngroup.ac.uk

For further information about the role please apply via the link.