About the team
Harlow College students receive an outstanding level of Learning Support from the Additional Learning Support team. The team works alongside direct delivery staff to assess and support the learning needs of students in a variety of settings and off-site locations. Our staff have the specialist skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality, personalised support that effectively meet the needs of learners.
About the role
The Learning Support Practitioner will provide learning support to students, including those with a range of learning difficulties and / or disabilities, social needs and functional skills needs, to enable them to fulfil their potential to achieve (e.g. clarifying content, making simple notes, differentiating materials, improving their ability to manage their own learning needs).
What we are looking for
You will need to have experience of working with young people with learning difficulties or disabilities and an awareness of diverse learner needs. Ideally you will be educated to a minimum of Level 2 Maths & English with good IT skills and have experience of working within an educational environment. It would be advantageous if you hold either an SEN qualification or NVQ3 in supporting Teaching and learning (or equivalent), however training can be provided.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is organised and able to work autonomously and calmly under pressure, is able to communicate well with people of all ages and from all backgrounds, can demonstrate a positive and inclusive manner and is solution focused. Excellent team-working and record-keeping are essential.
What we can offer
The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package.
Still unsure about this vacancy? Please contact Sallyann Abdelmoula on 01279 867462 for an informal discussion.
Closing date for applications is 24th July 2017.
When applying for this role, please reference where you initially saw this job as your application source when asked.
This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.