Learning Support Assistant

Bournemouth & Poole College
£4835 - £13253
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant - Various hours available - Term Tim Only Contract - Fixed Term - £ 4,835 - 13,253 pa Are you confident at communicating with a variety of young people and adults who have a range of additional support needs? Do you have a basic understanding of additional learning needs and disabilities? If so, Bournemouth and Poole College would like you to join their Learning Support Department. As a Learning Support Assistant you will be working in conjunction with teaching staff to provide support for students on an individual or small group basis. You will ensure that students with a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities are provided with a positive and supported learning experience. Ultimately you will be fundamental in enabling students on their learning programmes to complete their course of study successfully. About Us Bournemouth & Poole College are the largest provider of further education and apprentices within the area, we have around 11,000 students that are from across the UK and the world. Our passion is to ensure students are qualified, find jobs and can progress in their career. We are proud to say our apprenticeships training ranks in the top 30% of colleges and we work with over 2,000 business. The Role As part of the Learning Support Services Department we have the overall task of managing and providing additional learning and personal support; to enable students who have a wide range of additional learning needs to achieve their full potential in their chosen course of study. Our aim is to ensure that students' support needs are identified and additional learning support measures are put in place. We are continuing to develop a range of strategies to support students and give considerable emphasis to providing individual support to each person in context. Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes * Work in partnership with teaching staff to continually review and assess the needs and progress of the student assigned to support. * Provide a high quality support service to students. * Act as a note taker and assist students in their note taking skills using supportive strategies. * Encourage and support students to develop their skills in working independently * Able to work on own initiative, making informed decisions where appropriate. * Ability to carry out personal care with sensitivity to the student's needs. * Helpful and caring personality. Next Step If you feel you have what it takes for this Learning Support Assistant role, then please click apply and complete our application process through the college careers page. Please be aware we only accept fully completed applications, therefore please take the time to complete our application form. The closing date for this role is the 17th October 2017, with interviews taking place shortly after this date. Safeguarding Recruitment Statement 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. Package description Learning Support Assistant - Various hours available - Term Tim Only Contract - Fixed Term - £ 4,835 - 13,253 pa
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