Learner Support Worker, Wandsworth

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South Thames CollegeWandsworth

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,1143 - £17,226 pro rata p.a. inc. London weighting (£19,518 - £20,827 p.a. inc. London weighting, full time equivalent)
Contract term: Permanent


Learner Support is an expanding, well-established service graded as Good by Ofsted in 2016. We are looking for Learning Support Workers to provide consistent high quality support to learners, many of whom have an Education, Health and Care Plan. There are 6 positions are available at South Thames College (Wandsworth).

You will have a clear understanding of the educational impact of a wide range of specific learning difficulties or disabilities and an excellent range of strategies to support learners to succeed on mainstream courses. You will also have excellent mentoring and note-taking skills and person centred approach. You will be supporting learners studying across the whole range of College courses and from Level 1 to 3, therefore, you should also have a level two qualification in English and Maths at grade C or equivalent. 

The working hours will be 36 per weeks and will be spread across 5 days during term time (38 weeks per annum).

A lower fraction (0.6433) would also be available (28 hours per week for a salary of £12,555 – £13,398 p.a. inc. London Weighting, pro rata) 

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Monday 19th March 2018.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th March 2017 

South Thames College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

To apply for this post, please go to http://www.south-thames.ac.uk./jobs.html, search for the vacancy and then follow the steps to complete and submit an online application. 

For any queries please e-mail recruitment@south-thames.ac.uk or telephone 020 8918 7777 quoting the job reference.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.  

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

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More about South Thames College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Part of South Thames Colleges Group, Wandsworth Campus, Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8918 7777
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