Study Support Assistant x 2, Wakefield or Castleford, West Yorkshire

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Wakefield CollegeWakefield or Castleford, West Yorkshire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,193 - £18,165 p.a. pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Post A: Wakefield City Campus - 17 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (£6,773 - £7,156 actual salary for 17 hours per week, term time only/40 weeks per year)

Post B:  Castleford Campus - 12 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (£4,781 - £5,051 actual salary for 12 hours per week, term time only/40 weeks per year) 

(Please state within your application form which post you wish to apply for)

The Study Support Assistant role, based in our Achievement Resource Centre (ARC), is a varied, interesting and rewarding role which will allow you to make a real difference to our students lives by providing exciting and challenging opportunities to support students with their English and Maths skills, study skills and revision techniques.  As a Study Support Assistant, you would significantly contribute to student achievement and progression, by supporting a wide range of students from different courses, to increase their confidence and grow independent skills. 

Day to day duties will involve supporting the completion of initial and diagnostic assessments, communicating proactively with teaching staff to promote students’ attendance at the ARCs, assisting in the development of resources and providing a stimulating and welcoming environment through which students can achieve excellence and enjoyment. 

We are looking for someone who is patient, student-centred and has the ability to gain trust and build good relationships with students. You will be a committed team player with a student first approach combined with the knowledge, skills and motivation to encourage and inspire students to develop their skills.   

You should also hold GCSE English and Maths grade A* - C or equivalent, have experience of supporting learners with literacy/numeracy skills gaps and have an understanding of the barriers to learning. 

See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.

For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.

Closing date: 11.00am on Monday 25 June 2018

Interview date: Monday 2 July 2018

Transforming lives through learning…

by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wakefield Campus, Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 789789
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The City of Wakefield sits at the heart of West Yorkshire, and at the heart of the Wakefield district is Wakefield College. The College is the largest college in the District and has an impressive track record, having provided education and training ...