Learning Support Practitioner

London, UK
17 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a career where you can change lives?

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills.

We have a great opportunity at HMP Wormwood Scrubs to join the education team as a Learning Support Practitioner on a permanent full time (37 hours per week) basis.

As a Learning Support Practitioner you will be responsible for progression and promoting independent learning to our learners. You will be delivering high quality learner focused qualification in the following disciplines Literacy, Language and Numeracy. You will also support teachers and trainers in managing the behaviour of individual learners, by using engaging and inclusive learning experiences and de-escalation methods

To do this successfully you'll need:-

To hold or be willing to work towards level 2 qualifications in literacy, numeracy within an agreed timescale

To hold or be willing to work towards a level 2 or 3 qualification for Learning Support Practitioners within an agreed timescale

To have an understanding of how people learn and methods that can be used to enhance a learning experience

Have a track record of working effectively with people presenting challenging behaviour

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.

Job Description:

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