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Brockenhurst College

Learning Support Assistant

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Employer: Brockenhurst College
Location: Brockenhurst
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Brockenhurst College has several new opportunities available for Learning Support Assistants to join their team. You will join us on a annualised hours, permanent basis offering a competitive salary of £21,411 – £22,429 Pro-rata DOE.

We are a high-achieving college who attract around 2,800 sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a huge range of courses and superb facilities.

As one of our Learning Support Assistant, you will provide cross-college support and assistance to students who have identified learning needs.

Responsibilities as our Learning Support Assistant will include:

  • From existing documentation and the student profile and in consultation with tutor, identifying a range of strategies for supporting individual students.
  • Taking into account the particular needs involved, aid the student(s) to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and individually by, for example:- Clarifying and explaining instructions- Ensuring student(s) are able to use equipment and resources provided- Motivating and encouraging the student(s) as required
  • Contributing to the maintenance of student progress records by feeding back to the tutor in relation to progress and achievement of students, including reference to attitude and behaviour.
  • Assisting in administering routine tests, invigilate exams and act as reader/scribe in exams, as appropriate.
  • Supporting learning activities and develop students’ competence and independence in its use including ICT skills.
  • Contributing to and support the overall ethos/work/aims of the College.
  • Preparing and using equipment/resources.

What we are looking for in our Learning Support Assistant:

  • Educational qualifications to GCSE standard in Maths, English and ICT (C Grade)
  • Able to relate well to students with a diverse range of needs
  • Ability to communicate and establish rapport with young people and colleagues
  • Able to build and maintain stable, productive and appropriate relationships with students and staff boundaries
  • A desire to work with and support the learning of young people and facilitate student integration.
  • Willingness to be flexible as to working hours according to the needs of the students

Benefits of becoming our Learning Support Assistant will include:

  • 25 days leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)
  • An option to purchase further leave through our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme provided externally to the College. This is a completely confidential service and is free to all members of staff at the College.
  • On-site Nursery offers childcare at superb rates in and outside of term time
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free eye care vouchers
  • Free secure onsite parking
  • Access to a range of discounts including shopping, travel and healthcare
  • Access to onsite Gym, Tennis/Badminton courts, Football pitches (indoor & out)
  • Weekly staff football

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Learning Support Assistant role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date: Monday 20th May

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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