Area: ALS and Learning Support
Job Ref: 00028
Job Title: Learning Assistant
Salary: £16,379 - £17,849 (pro rata)
Contract: Permanent – full time and part time. Multiple positions available across our centres
About the College: We are one of the city’s largest employers based at four different sites across the city. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student success though providing knowledge, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success isn’t possible without the commitment and dedication every member of staff demonstrates.
About the Role: We have multiple positions available across our centres for enthusiastic and professional Learning Assistants. Successful candidates will be responsible for delivering an effective support service through working closely with learners on barriers to learning, under the direction of teachers and/or supervisors, leading to improved outcomes for learners and greater autonomy and independence. As well as maximising success of learners who may have a support need, working closely with teaching staff and support colleagues. All Learning Assistants will have General and Specific Duties. The Specific Duties will relate to a given specialism e.g. Deaf/Hearing Impaired (CSW/ Note Taker); Care Leavers; Mental Health; Behaviour Support (BESD).
- Educated to level 3 or equivalent.
- BSL Level 3 minimum for CSWs working with BSL users
- BSL Level 2 minimum + Level 2 Certificate in Manual or Electronic Notetaking for Deaf People (CACDP or equivalent) for CSWs working with oral learners who may use some sign
- Level 2 English qualification for those working with Deaf/Hearing Impaired
Life at City of Bristol College: The City of Bristol College offer generous holiday entitlement with an additional 16 bank holiday and College closure days so you will have plenty of time to recharge your batteries. In addition we offer membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme as well as a range of other benefits.
So if you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.
Please see our Job Description and Person Specification for more information.
Closing date: 9th August 2017
Interview date: 16th August 2017