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West Herts College Group

Hourly Paid Learning Support Assistant

Reference: 42d24f30-9e37-43c8-bd79-e4ab7c6689e7
Employer: West Herts College Group
Location: Luton
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

The Additional Learning Support team at Barnfield College, Luton are looking for an Hourly Paid Learning Support Assistant to join their highly successful team.

The team provides a range of support for students with a wide range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities, to enable them to access the educational and personal development opportunities offered by the college.

You will be required to support learners at our campuses based in Luton. Your focus will be supporting learners in the classroom and assisting teaching staff to meet the diverse needs of learners. You will also spend some time supporting learners in out of class intervention sessions, both online and in person.

You must be able to work well within a team and cross college departments and also have the attitude to work independently, when required. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of students as well as their parents/carers.

A pro-active and resourceful, learner-focused approach is required as you will be involved in creating individual support strategies plans, working collaboratively with curriculum-based colleagues. Keeping accurate records is essential.

Knowledge of Education Health Plans and the procedure associated with gathering information for annual review meetings is desirable.

Ideally you will be educated to at least Level 3 and have already worked with 16 to 19 year olds/or adults with a wide range of learning difficulties and disabilities.

An understanding of the specific educational needs and potential barriers to learning for students with an FE setting is a desirable but a proven enthusiasm for this area of work is essential for this exciting opportunity.

The working hours for this role can vary and this will be discussed in more detail at the interview stage.

You’ll have the full support of a dynamic team and opportunities to bring your ideas to the role. Training and development are at the heart of everything we do so you’ll be actively encouraged to upskill. We have a wide range of discounts and benefits including a cycle-to-work scheme, free on-site parking and a generous pension scheme.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 14th April 2024.

WHC Group is positive about disabled people. If you need help applying for this role please contact the Human Resources department.

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