Student Experience Department
Student Support Assistant (Physical Disability Specialism)
Up to 37 hours per week, 37 weeks per year (minimum 17 hours required)
Pro rata £18,255 per annum
We are seeking to appoint highly motivated, energetic and dedicated individuals to join the ALS team at BCoT to help support students with physical disabilities. The ALS department provides support to students with learning disabilities and difficulties across the college in the vocational areas and within Maths and English.
The role will involve reading and scribing for students where needed, differentiating the learning for students and working closely with course tutors to support the learners.
This is an exciting opportunity to offer in-class support to learners with a range of learning difficulties, disabilities and differences across the college.
The successful candidate will educated to Level 3 and have experience of supporting learners with LDD in a classroom environment is desirable. The role involves supporting students with personal needs and with programming and supporting in the use of AAC devices.
Pension scheme: People’s pension scheme (PPS)
DBS check is payable by candidate
Benefits: Retail benefits scheme, free onsite parking, onsite gym access, Refectory/onsite Starbucks and staff wellbeing day
Basingstoke College of Technology, located in North Hampshire, is a leading and well respected further education provider. The college prides itself on its excellent links with business and the success of its learners in securing positive destinations.
Basingstoke is an expanding town with a thriving economy and excellent transport links. The college was rated ‘good with outstanding features’ in May 2016 by Ofsted and is committed to becoming an ‘outstanding’ provider. Our financial health has consistently been rated ‘outstanding’ over the last 10 years by the Skills Funding Agency.
BCoT is a significant provider of apprenticeships, the achievement rates of our apprentices are significantly above the sector average and we have set ambitious growth targets.
BCoT is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.
BCoT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its learners, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure (payable by the candidate) as well as providing proof of the right to work in the UK.