Learning Support Assistant with L3 BSL Specialism (2 Roles)

Part time (30 hours per week for 37 weeks worked - Term time plus 1 training week)

Rotherham College (Cross Campus as required)

The Role

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to work within our busy Additional Learning Support Team. 

In this rewarding role, you will provide in and out of class support to assist students with learning difficulties/disabilities to help them achieve their best possible outcomes. This may be supporting with personal care and/or literacy and numeracy. The role includes providing BSL support and note taking as required.

You will be a key part of the Student Support team, and will assist in the planning, preparation & reviewing of learning in conjunction with relevant curriculum staff, providing feedback and carrying out reviews as appropriate to ensure students are making expected progress and working towards outcomes.

You will have the personal skills to be able to effectively support students, dealing with challenging behaviour when it arises, and helping them to develop their own coping strategies.

You will…

have the personal skills and experience to be able to effectively support students, dealing with challenging behaviour when it arises, and helping them to develop their own coping strategies. You will have experience supporting students in an educational setting and knowledge of SEND, ALS and EHCP’s

You will need to hold or be working towards your Maths and English L2/C grade to be considered for this role and be willing to work towards an adult learner support or equivalent qualification.

You are required to hold a minimum of Level 3 British Sign Language qualification

Department Info

In this role you will work closely with members of the Additional Learning Support and Curriculum department teams. You will report directly to the LSA Coordinator and liaise closely with tutors to support learners within the classroom environment.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to the local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year (22-26) including closure during Christmas period
  • 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 commitment to the FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement) Model.  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.

The RNN Group is proud to be part of the South Yorkshire Institute of Technology (SYIoT).

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 and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 24th June at 12:00 Noon - 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.