Trainee Learning Support Assistants
Full time (36 hours per week)
for 36 weeks per year (Term Time)
Starting salary in accordance with National Apprentice Wage of £3.50 - £7.50 dependent on age and year of training (plus an allowance for holiday pay)
This position would be ideal for a first step into Learning Support. Nescot is looking to appoint 2 apprentices to work within the Learner Services Directorate. The College has up to 1,800 full time students in the 16-19 age range, some of whom will have some sort of learning difficulty which will mean that they need help in class.
In the Foundations Department most of the students will have a physical, medical or learning difficulty and will need more intensive support, sometimes including personal care. The successful trainee will have strong communication skills, good command of spoken and written English, a passion and enthusiasm for working with young people in a College setting, the ability to work both within a team and independently and a commitment to personal and professional development in order to progress within the setting.
An understanding of and empathy with students who have learning difficulties, are disaffected or have behavioural problems is a must. You will be able to communicate effectively at all levels in a calm and professional manner, have knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes and have obtained GCSE Maths & English 5-9.
The successful applicant must be willing to undertake Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification.
If you think that you meet these criteria please apply.
Closing date for applications: Friday 19th January 2018 (noon)
Interviews will be held on: Monday 29th January 2018