Learner Support Worker - Seaford

Recruiter
St. John's School and College
Location
Seaforde
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Learner Support Workers - Seaford

Seaford

Are you looking for a new direction? Thinking of a career in education? Do you have any experience of working with children and young adults with learning disabilities?

If so, we are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are positive about learning disabilities to join our team as learner support workers.

St. John's is a specialist school and college offering high quality education and care for young people aged 7-22 with a wide range of special educational needs.

We recognise that our teams work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment and, in addition to the colleagues being tremendously supportive of each other; we seek to support them through the provision of occupational health services, health benefits, regular wellbeing events and a confidential counselling service. We also regularly organise quiz nights, parties and team building/fun events.

We are passionate about the continuous development of our colleagues and have a robust performance review and development programme in place. We will work with you to help you be the best that you can be. We offer both internal and external development opportunities to support you to progress your career.

Title Learner Support Worker

Hours 40 hours per week (8.30am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday)

Term time only + 32 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays

(Pro rata 0.9041)

Base St. John's Brighton (as an essential part of your work you may be required to work on any St. John's premises or in the community)

Salary St. John's Grade and Pay Scale: Grade 6; starting salary £14,881, plus market rate supplement of £650 per annum. Pro rata actual salary (£15,531 x 0.9041= £14,104)

The role of Learner Support Worker is important in ensuring that the school and college meets the educational, social, emotional and physical needs of all learners. Our aim is to promote the inclusion of all learners ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to become as independent as possible. Functional literacy and numeracy are essential life skills for all our learners and we have an explicit expectation that all staff in learner facing roles will actively promote these skills

  • Supporting efficient procedures within the session by undertaking routine tasks such as the organisation of resources, furniture and equipment;
  • Supporting individual learners or groups of learners under the direction and oversight of the session leader or other member of the staff;
  • Supporting learners behaviour during teaching sessions or other group activities;
  • Supervising individual learners or groups of learners during break times and at lunchtime.
  • Supervising individual learners or groups of learners when off site - this may include supporting a learner's programme when at another local college, on recreational trips, in the community or when undertaking work experience.

Ideally all applicants will hold a UK/EU driving license and will be willing to drive company vehicles as part of their duties.

All job applicants will be required to provide 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure. This process forms part of our recruitment policy.

Please visit our company website where you can find the full job description and can complete our application form and please call our recruitment officer if you have any queries.