Learning Support Practitioners

  • £15,961 pa (pro rata for part time work)
  • Hadlow, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • Hadlow College

Learning Support Practitioner

Salary: £15,961 pa (pro rata)

Hours: Various part time roles at Hadlow, 36 weeks per year (Term time only) (Specific hours and times for the various roles can be

provided on request)

Role 1 – 27 hours per week

Role 2 – 25 hours per week

Other roles with variable hours

Locations: Hadlow

We are looking to recruit experienced Learning Support Practitioners (LSP’s) to join the Additional Learning Support Team at our Hadlow campus. If you are ambitious, determined and have the ability to make a positive difference we would welcome your application.

As a LSP you will provide academic and motivational support in and outside of the classroom to students with a range of learning difficulties, disabilities and sensory impairments, including; autistic spectrum condition, ADHD, speech, language and communication, complex and specific learning difficulties, physical and medical conditions, visual impairment, and social emotional and mental health.

Roles and responsibilities include providing one to one or group support in a classroom, practical or workshop setting, out on work experience, and during unstructured time. There might also be a requirement to provide personal care.

As Hadlow is a rural College you will be expected to spend some time supporting students across all faculty areas, including outdoor activities and tasks related to land based activities, livestock, animals and reptiles.

Timetables will span over the five days Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm pm although times and days may vary.

Candidates will need to demonstrate proven experience of working with students with learning difficulties and disabilities, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and preferably hold a level 2 or 3 learning support qualification or be prepared to undertake the appropriate training. You must be able to provide proof of a minimum Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) in maths and English, and have a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite or a willingness to undertake training.

In addition to the minimum requirements detailed above you will need to demonstrate that you can work as part of a team and be flexibly to meet the business and department need.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Where applicable a prohibition check will be carried out.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 8th February 2018

To apply for this job, please complete an application form. The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website, www.hadlow.ac.uk. Alternatively, you can request an application pack by emailing [email protected] or telephoning 01732 853977. You are required to complete an application form as we do not accept CVs.

When applying for this role, please reference this job board as your application source when asked.

Due to the volume of applications we receive it is impossible to inform all applicants if they have been short listed: therefore if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date you can assume that you have not been successful.

For more information please contact [email protected] in the first instance or call 01732 853616 if you would like to discuss this further.

Hadlow College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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