learning support assistant in bedford

posted
31 July 2018
contact
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
job type
temporary
salary
£ 8.20 per hour, holiday accrued pay
apply now

posted
location
bedford, east of england
specialism
student support
job type
temporary
working hours
Part-Time
salary
£ 8.20 per hour, holiday accrued pay
reference number
KBBEDFCC
contact
jonathan ratcliffe, randstad student support
phone
0161 247 8800
apply now

job description

Learning Support Assistant

Do you have are real passion and enthusiasm to work with and support students? If the answer is YES, we want to work with you .

We are seeking reliable, dedicated individuals with a thirst for new opportunities and a drive to help those who face barriers due to disability and difficulties who may have a range of needs including academic, social, emotional and physical.

Set within the stunning location of Old Warden Park, Shuttleworth College is a further education college which offers beautiful parkland, woodland and lakes. See for yourself! https://www.shuttleworth.ac.uk/shuttleworth

You could be supporting in any of the following curriculum areas:



* Art
* Catering
* Child Care
* Construction
* English
* Engineering
* Fabrication & Welding
* Floristry
* Foundation Learning
* Health & Social Care
* I.T.
* Maths
* Sport
* Travel & Tourism
* Uniform Services

Your Benefits for working with Randstad



* FREE on-site car parking
* FREE DBS check - Save you £50!
* your own dedicated consultant to support your queries
* flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle
* holiday accrued pay for you to take in your Christmas, Easter and Summer periods
* opt out pension scheme
* competitive salary of £8.20 p/h

Responsibilities



* providing support to students in group based sessions under the direction of the tutor
* developing learner's English and Maths skills
* having the ability to keep students on task and engaged
* promoting independent learning with your students
* working within the policies and procedures of the college, in partnership with other staff and teams
* attending staff and review meetings where necessary

Personal Attributes



* ability to communicate and work with young adults
* desire to support and help students to reach their potential
* work as part of a team
* maintain a confident and professional approach at all times
* successful applicants must be suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults
* Maths and English GCSE (grade C or above)

Desirable for this role



* experience in supporting people with: learning difficulties, disabilities, education or care
* experience of working in the outdoors

If you are committed to making a difference to a students life and education please apply today and together we can make a difference. If you have any questions then contact Kate Bagshaw on 0161 247 8800. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you are successful we will arrange a telephone interview where we would inform you on the call whether you have passed the interview, then we take you through the registration process. The registration process varies between 2 weeks - 6 weeks, which include naming a few: documents; contract signing; minimum 2 referees.

Randstad Student & Worker Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Student & Worker Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

skills

ability to recognise when to refer to other services,empathy,good written communication,grammar,listening,managing case-loads,multitasking,one-to-one support,oral communication,spelling,time management,understanding of demands of study,written communication

qualification

high school

educational requirements

GCSE english (or equivalent)