Student Support Worker, Barnsley

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Barnsley CollegeBarnsley

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,084 - £15,906 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, learner-focused, inspirational individual to be involved in an exciting new venture at Barnsley College, taking on the role of Student Support Worker in the Junior Apprenticeship Academy (Direct Entry). The college is introducing Direct Entry provision for 14-16 year olds from September 2019 where students who are enrolled will become full-time students at the college. The provision is aimed at young people who are not benefitting from school and are motivated by a more practical curriculum.

Student Support Worker 

37 hours per week, permanent, 38 weeks per year (mainly term-time)

£15,084 - £15,906 actual salary

Post required for 2019/20 academic year

The Department is seeking to appoint a Student Support Worker to assist with the successful delivery of learning of students. Individuals who feel that they can take on this role should be able to demonstrate a passion for working with and supporting young people with a range of personal, social and emotional challenges. Having experience of working in this area would be an advantage but is not essential.  All applicants must be able to demonstrate their commitment to providing an outstanding learning environment where learners are supported to personalise and self-direct their own learning. 

If you have the drive, skills, abilities and qualities to make a real a difference then we would like to hear from you.

For further details about this and all vacancies at Barnsley College please go to

The closing date is Sunday 19 May 2019.

The successful candidate will access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a commitment to support job related training and development and access to a range of other staff benefits.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

More about Barnsley College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2YW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1226 216216
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