Reaseheath College prides itself on its inclusive approach to student support, assisting an increasing number of learners with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities to access Further Education and Apprenticeships.
The Learning Skills Centre (LSC) team provides essential support to learners. It works in partnership with curriculum staff across the college in all areas, to support students to overcome any barriers to learning and help them to realise their potential.
The College is looking for dynamic people who have experience of successfully delivering support and guidance to young people and vulnerable adults to join its LSC team. You may have experience of having worked professionally with young people and/or vulnerable adults in an educational or care setting, which you could bring to the team.
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the impact of specific learning difficulties, mental health difficulties and disabilities on learning, an understanding of issues to do with diversity and social inclusion and a high level of interpersonal and communication skills. GCSE Maths & English Grade C or above (or equivalent) is essential. Previous experience in a support role and proficiency in MS Office applications is essential.
You may be required to provide both individual and/or group support to students in classroom based and practical sessions.
Roles available: 1 x Permanent 35 hours per week, term time only.
2 x Permanent 21 hours per week, part-time, term time only.
7 x Fixed term to end of June 2020, part-time, term time only.
Various hours per week.
Two of these posts are at Reaseheath Equine Centres at Burrows Lane (Eccleston L34 6JQ) and Croft End (Oldham L34 6JQ). Please specify in your application which site you would like to be considered for.
Staff are also required for this post as part of the Reaseheath Talent Bank – please complete the application online.
Closing date: Midnight on 17th November 2019.
Assessment centre date: 26th November 2019.
Please note this role constitutes ‘regulated activity’ as defined by the Protection of Freedom Act 2012. The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list information prior to starting employment. You must have the right to work in the UK and will be required to provide evidence to support this.
Reaseheath College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.