Salary: £16,379 - £17,849 (pro rata)
Contract: Fixed term - (with the possibility of becoming permanent at the end of the current academic year)
Hours: Full Time and Part Time - Multiple positions available across our centres over 38 weeks
About the role:
We have multiple Learning Assistant positions available across our centres. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, professional people who will be responsible for delivering an effective, high quality additional learning support service. Knowledge of Additional Support services, including Education, Health and Care plans is positively received, although a commitment to personal and professional learning and developing is most important, so do apply if you are yet to learn about this fully. You will join a committed team, who work closely with students and other college staff, to reduce barriers to learning, increase opportunities towards improved outcomes, maximise success, enable greater autonomy and develop further independence for all learners. It is essential that you are qualified to L3 in your general education. We welcome applications from people with experience in a variety of areas, including youth work, mental health, learning disabilities and other support roles. For students who use BSL as their first language, we also have a specialised team of staff. If you are applying for this role using BSL, there are essential specific language qualifications. Please do get in touch if you want to discuss this further.
Life at City of Bristol College:
City of Bristol College offers:
- a generous holiday entitlement of 26 holiday days (plus bank holidays and 8 closure days)
- membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 15.5 %
- death in service benefit 3x salary (if a member of the pension scheme)
- cycle to work scheme
- a variety of online shopping discounts and offers
- free car parking at most college sites
- a supportive package of continuous professional development
- as well as a range of staff support packages
This role is over 38 weeks, which is 36 weeks term time and 2 additional weeks.
About the College:
City of Bristol College is one of the City’s largest employers, based at four different sites across the City. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff.
City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. Further information will be sent to all prospective staff as part of the application process.
If you feel you can demonstrate the dedication, professionalism and skills required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application. You are welcome to ring to find out more about the role, and will be able to speak to one of the Additional Learning Support Coordinators.
Please refer to our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found attached.
Closing date: Thursday 30 January 2020 (midnight)
Interview date: Wednesday 12th February 2020
City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Further information will be sent to all prospective staff as part of the application process.