SEND & ALS - Learning Assistant

Employer
Bradford College
Location
Bradford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Contract: Term Time only 30 hours x36 weeks or 18.5 hours x36

Salary £16770 - £17718/annum




Who we are:

Bradford College is a dynamic College in the heart of West Yorkshire, offering further education and higher education to its diverse learners. The College has a strong commitment to delivering an outstanding student experience through a broad and inspiring curriculum. We are entrepreneurial, well-resourced, decisive, and committed to building the Bradford College Brand through a period of cultural change resulting in meeting our strategic objective of becoming an 'employer of choice'.

Are you passionate about making a difference and empowering others to overcome challenges and make positive changes in their lives? Do you have a desire to ignite that passion in others and enable them to fulfil their potential? Are you looking for a career supporting students with disabilities or learning difficulties? If this sounds like you, then come and join us at Bradford College where our people transform lives.




The Role:

As a Learning Assistant in the SEND and ALS Department, you will provide non-teaching additional learning support to students with disabilities, learning difficulties, medical needs and/or mental health issues in or out of the classroom and in other college settings such as visits and residentials. The vast majority of these young people will have Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans. You will also provide verbal and written feedback on learner progress and accessibility issues to teaching staff and ALS staff.




Who You Are:


·hold a GCSE 5 - 9 or equivalent level 2 qualification in Maths and English

·have experience of supporting people with disabilities and/or learning difficulties (Voluntary work and student placements are applicable)

·have knowledge and an understanding of disability issues e.g. student autonomy

·have the ability to follow guidance and direction provided by professionals

·be able to provide either written or verbal feedback to others with a positive and encouraging approach

·have a high level of energy and enthusiasm with a positive, proactive and solution-oriented approach

·be a confident, proactive and self-motivated individual who can work on their own initiative and provide positive and innovative solutions for challenging situations




The Rewards:

·Lucrative pension scheme

·Cycle to work scheme

·Industry Leading Training & Development opportunities

·Money saving options with local organisations

·Experience a dynamic company culture, challenging you to be your best

What Next?

If you are interested in the role please apply. Please note due to the level of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to give feedback at this stage. If you do not hear from us within 5 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Bradford College is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: 25th September 2020

·Opportunity to be an individual and use your initiative to try new methods

A check with the disclosure and barring service will be undertaken for this post.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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