UTC Learning Support Assistant
NOR: 600 (360 at Post 16) | Age range: 14-19 years | Start: As soon as possible Salary: £21,655 - £23,565 (Pro-rata to work 43 weeks)
UTC Sheffield provides a new and dynamic education. The UTC Olympic Legacy Park doors opened in September 2016 delivering Health, Sport and Computing technical specialisms building upon the success of UTC Sheffield City Centre offering Engineering and Creative & Digital Media.
We aim to deliver an outstanding educational experience grounded in real, relevant workplace practice. Partnerships with world-class companies, schools, colleges and universities give our students a unique start to their future careers. We provide training today for the jobs of tomorrow.
We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified Learning Support Assistant to join our team. The post is based at the Olympic Legacy Park. More detailed information regarding the UTC can be found on our web-site.
You will work as part of our team working closely with the Senior Leadership Team, SENCO and Learning Managers providing support for students, teachers and the UTC in order to raise standards of achievement for all our students working either in the Personalised Support Centre or in classrooms across the UTC.
You will assist with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes to encourage students to become independent learners, providing support for their welfare and to support the inclusion of students in all aspects of UTC life.
In addition you will supervise classes across the curriculum and project time when there are planned and unplanned absences of staff members, ensuring that students are engaged in pre-set work and you will manage student behaviour to ensure a safe learning environment.
You will be a skilled practitioner who has knowledge and experience of working within the SEND / Inclusion area. A level 3 qualification within this field is essential and a HLTA qualification desirable. In addition, a level 2 qualification in Safeguarding is desirable although the candidate must be willing to undertake if they do not hold this already.
We are looking for engaging and inspirational individuals. Resilient, driven and focused who will help establish a pioneering institution at the heart of the Sheffield City Region and its communities.
UTC Sheffield is sponsored by Sheffield Hallam University, The Sheffield College and Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Closing date: Sunday 24th September 2017 Interviews: Monday 2nd October 2017
We are an employer who values equality and diversity and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check.
For further information specific to the role, including how to apply visit www.utcsheffield.org.uk/vacancies For an informal discussion, or to book a visit contact Mrs Nicola Simpson Business & Operations Director on 0114 260 3970.