Learning Support Assistant

Recruiter
Bournemouth & Poole College
Location
Poole
Salary
£4572 - £10060
Posted
03 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Learning Support Assistant - Entry & SLDD - Poole - Fixed Term (until July 2018) - Part time (12.5- 27.5 hours) - Salary £4,572 - 10,060

Do you have experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviours?

Are you helpful and caring, with a welcoming personality and a sense of humour?

If so, Bournemouth and Poole College would like you to join their team as a Learning Support Assistant. As a Learning Support Assistant you will help students by working alongside staff to provide support for students on an individual or small group basis. We are looking for candidates with excellent people person skills, who have a passion for helping students to achieve their full potential.

If you feel you have the emotional intelligence and compassion to be successful in this role, then please apply today!

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

The purpose of the role is to ensure that students with a range of learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviours are provided with a positive and supported learning experience. As a Learning Support Assistant you will provide support during and after teaching sessions, including setting up of equipment, helping the student to interpret notes, checking understanding of vocabulary, recapping on problem areas and explaining key words/phrases. You will also encourage the student to take responsibility for his/her own learning by seeking help from lecturers and through planning and organising work. The nature of this will vary considerably according to the unique needs of each individual student and student group and the range of skills that Learning Support Assistants are able to offer.

Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes:

* Interest and confidence in communicating with a variety of young people and adults who have a range of additional support needs
* Helpful, caring, welcoming personality and a sense of humour
* Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
* Flexible attitude
* Good team player
* Commitment to continuing personal development
* Driver with D1 classification - willing to drive College mini-bus
* Willing to manage students' personal care needs

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 2nd November 2017, interviews will be scheduled 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 - Entry & SLDD - Poole - Fixed Term (until July 2018) - Part time (12.5- 27.5 hours) - Salary £4,572 - 10,060

Skills Required
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learning difficulties, patience, challenging, support, advice, emotion intelligence, compassion, team player, drive with D1 classification, pastoral care

Keywords
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learning difficulties, patience, challenging, support, advice, emotion intelligence, compassion, team player, drive with D1 classification, pastoral care
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