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Learning Support Assistant (0.5FTE)

Learning Support Assistant (0.5FTE)

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES)


  • Expired
Job type:
Part Time, Permanent
Apply by:
27 August 2017

Job overview

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) recently judged by Ofsted Inspection as “officially good and on our way to outstanding” is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We offer a large and diverse programmes of further education qualification courses and employer-based training as well as extensive community based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic student community, taught and supported by well qualified, dedicated staff. Our three main centres in Westminster are all modern, easily accessible and purpose built, offering high quality teaching and learning facilities.

The Learner Experience Team is seeking to appoint 2 experienced and enthusiastic learning support assistants to provide Maths and English support to learners with a variety of additional needs including dyslexia, physical and learning difficulties.   The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting learners across the different curriculum areas, including vocational areas. They will have good  interpersonal skills and have an understanding of Specific Learning Difficulties within education and how this can impact on learning.   You must have a qualification in Literacy and Numeracy, at or above Level 2. Some experience of supporting learners with learning difficulties and disabilities would be an advantage.

To Apply If you are interested, please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found on our website . Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/760 in all correspondence  Closing date:  28 August 2017.

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About Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES)

Westminster is one of the most diverse and dynamic communities in Britain. Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) reflects that diversity and dynamism. We are one of the largest adult education providers in the country.

The service is part of the education department of the City of Westminster and is funded by the London Central Learning and Skills Council. Our board of governors includes student representatives, elected members of the city council and members from the community and local organisations.

We have strong roots in the community, running courses where they are needed through partnerships with the local authority and other community and education bodies.

To ensure the quality of our courses and support for students, WAES is inspected by Ofsted. On courses leading to national qualifications, we must also meet the high standards required by examination bodies.

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