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Learning Support Assistant

Reference: 55a4c806-951c-42ca-a915-38c325d865e5
Employer: Crawley College
Location: Crawley
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Chichester College have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Learning Support Assistant at our Crawley campus. You will join us on a part time, permanent basis and in return, we will offer a competitive salary of pro rata of £23,151 per annum.

The Learning Support Assistant role:

Are you looking to start a rewarding career in education in a part time role that can fit around your personal life and responsibilities?

As a Learning Assistant, you will be supporting students requiring additional help with their programmes of study across various areas within College, creating positive relationships with them and assisting them in a classroom or workshop setting. This will include students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, including emotional, social, behavioural and mobility needs. The work you do as a Learning Assistant will ensure our students’ have an outstanding and fulfilling experience at college.

Key Responsibilities of ourLearning Support Assistant:

  • Supporting, within and outside the classroom, the learning and emotional/social/ behavioural needs of students receiving additional support, in accordance with College policies.
  • Providing support for personal care where necessary, including administering medication.
  • Assisting the Head of Learning Support and Resources, Learning Support Team Leaders and Lecturers in the preparation and adaptation of learning materials/resources.
  • Taking part in and ensure the smooth and effective administration of the provision.
  • Creating and maintaining accurate records.
  • Assisting in the assessment of student needs.
  • Continually reviewing the students’ support needs.
  • Attending team and all other meetings regarding both student and curriculum development.
  • Liaising with the Learning Support Team Leaders, Student Tutors and Lecturers on a daily basis.
  • Supervising student learning where necessary.

Our ideal Learning Support Assistant should have the below skills and experience:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English at grade C or above
  • Experience working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, emotional, social and behavioural needs
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word
  • Competent in form filling
  • The ability to communicate to a diverse range of people at all levels, verbally and in writing

Closing date for applications: 3rd June 2024

Suitable candidates will be invited to interview as and when they apply. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

The Chichester College Group has seven colleges, Anglia Examinations, First Steps Childcare Group, Chichester English School and 2,600 staff spread across West Sussex and Brighton & Hove. This makes us the largest college group in Sussex, providing high quality learning opportunities for over 25,000 students every year.

We offer generous pension schemes, hybrid working opportunities, college closure days over the Christmas period (which is not deducted from annual leave entitlement) plus the option to purchase up to 10 days additional leave, and discounts at onsite facilities such as gym membership and nursery fees at certain campuses.

If you would like to learn more about our Learning Support Assistant role, then please click ‘apply‘ today!

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, which may include a check of the barred lists and any relevant overseas checks.

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