Learning Support Assistant
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 1262
  • Published: Fri 23/09/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/10/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 11.55
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Learning Support Assistant

Sessional Learning Support Assistant – £10.72 - £12.38p.h

The successful candidate will support learners when require on a range of accredited and non-accredited courses.

You will support identified learner(s) with the completion of tasks using the teacher’s resources, or those provided by the Curriculum Development Manager. This may include personal care needs. You will support the learners during the course and help them develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.

You will be expected to contribute to the class teacher’s preparation at the beginning, and evaluation at the end of each teaching session in respect of the learner(s) they are supporting.

You will support the learners throughout their learning programme, including supporting identified learner(s) to fully integrate when at college and if on enrichment activities outside of the classroom.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of Equality and Diversity, and an appreciation of the requirements of teachers under the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults regulations.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and professional team, and will be well supported by our experienced management team.

Make a difference - make the choice to support.

About You

Successful candidates should ideally hold:

- Level 2 numeracy and Level 2 literacy.

- Level 2 subject specialism(s) being offered.

- Appropriate learning support assistant qualification, or commitment to complete one within one year of confirmation of post.

Consideration will be given to exceptional candidates who do not hold, but are willing to gain their support qualification, if successful.

The successful applicants will be responsible for their own travel to and from the delivery centres.

In line with national priorities, you will also be expected to support and develop your learners’ English and maths skills.

Please view Job Profile here

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Natalie McAneny at natalie.mcaneny@havering.gov.uk  

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria/competencies for this role.

Please make explicit reference to your relevant qualifications and experience in supporting adults in a classroom environment.

Make sure you answer all the questions fully and please make sure you choose referees that can comment on your teaching abilities, such as a line manager, for example.

Do not attach a CV as this will not be considered.

All applications must be made online. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 2nd October 2022; however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified only if your application has been successful. 

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770. 

Additional Information

We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees.

The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

We practice anonymised recruitment. Please ensure that you remove all personal information from any documents that you upload.

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