Job Reference: CH158
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12/06/2012
||Recruitment 21.com Ltd T/A R21 Education
||£15863 - £17350 per annum
£15,863 - £17,350 per annum pro rata
You will be supporting students requiring additional help with their programmes of study across various areas within College, creating positive relationships with them and assisting them in a classroom or workshop setting. This will include students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, including emotional, social, behavioural and mobility needs.
To support both the pastoral care and academic development of our students, it is essential that you have GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above, (or equivalent) as well as effective organisational, interpersonal and communication skills. Experience of working with people with learning difficulties and disabilities is essential, whilst experience of working with 14-16 year olds who demonstrate challenging behaviour would be an advantage.
There are vacancies available at both Brinsbury and Chichester campuses. Please advise in your application which campus you would prefer.
About the College
Chichester College is a great place to learn, they currently have 15,000 full and part-time students enrolled. Based in a very attractive part of West Sussex, the College is located over 2 campuses.
Description of duties
*To support within and outside the classroom the learning and emotional/social/behavioural needs of students receiving additional support in accordance with College policies.
*To provide support for personal care where necessary.
*To assist the Head of Learning Support, Resources and Welfare, Learning Support Team Leaders and Lecturers in the preparation and adaptation of learning materials/resources.
*To take part in and ensure the smooth and effective administration of the provision.
*To produce accurate records.
*To assist in the assessment of student needs.
*To continually review the students' support needs.
*To attend team and all other meetings regarding both student and curriculum development.
*To liaise between the Learning Support Team Leaders, Student Tutors and Lecturers on a daily basis.
*To supervise student learning where necessary.
Essential Criteria - Experience, Qualifications and Knowledge:
*Education to GCSE standard grade C or above (or equivalent) specifically including Maths and English
*Working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, emotional, social and behaviour needs
*Supporting the learning needs of students
*Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
*Microsoft Office applications, including Word
*Competent in form filling
*Ability to communicate to a diverse range of people at all levels, verbally and in writing
*Time management skills, organisational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines
*Proven IT and keyboard skills, including use of email
*Ability to work alone and as part of a team with interpersonal skills
*Ability to work in a confidential manner
*Flexible and proactive in approach
*Ability to build and maintain relationships with customers
*Satisfactorily meeting the College's employment checks - an Independent Safeguarding Authority and/or Criminal Records Bureau check, health assessment, references, qualifications and legal entitlement to work in the UK
Desirable Criteria - Experience, Qualifications and Knowledge:
*Working with young people with challenging behaviour
*Working in a Further Education environment
*Health and safety legislation
*Equality Act 2010
*Ability to travel between both campuses
*Able to work outside of normal office hours
Hours: Up to 32 hours per week, 36 working weeks per year.
Closing date: 5 July 2012
Interview date: 26 July 2012