Attractive benefits for this post include the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.
The Learning Support Department is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and qualified member of staff to provide learning mentor support for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, assisting them to overcome their barriers to learning and integrate them into the College environment.
Successful candidates will have a relevant care, learner support or youth qualification at least to NVQ level 2 (or equivalent). You will also be required to hold a relevant level 3 qualification or be willing to work towards. You will have experience of working in a supported environment, or in classroom support and an awareness of responsibilities under disability discrimination legislation and the need for client confidentiality.
You will also have a good standard of verbal and written communication and will work flexibly as part of a team who deliver this service throughout the College. There may be a requirement to work additional hours (up to 37 hours per week).
Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.
Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.
All applications must be received by 12 noon on Thursday 26 July 2018.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 06 August 2018.
We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.