Learning Support Assistant (Term Time 36 weeks - Part Time 18.5 hours), Wigan

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Wigan and Leigh CollegeWigan

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,944 (Pro-rata £6,816.56)
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Join Wigan & Leigh College on our journey to outstanding

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.     

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.    

 The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.  

 Highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals are required to provide learning support for students with a wide range of difficulties and/or disabilities.  

Working within the College’s Additional Learning Support Team, you will provide individualised and sensitive support for wide range of learners across all sites of the college on both a 1:1 and group basis.  

You will provide support to meet learner’s needs both in and outside of class. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to form trusting and effective relationships with students and staff.

 A firm knowledge and understanding of students with learning difficulties and disabilities is essential as is a Level 2 Qualification in Learning Support or a related field.  

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.  

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

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More about Wigan and Leigh College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: PO Box 53, Parson's Walk, Wigan, Lancashire, WN1 1RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 761600
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