MidKent College is at the heart of the education sector in South East England, and a College which Ofsted recognised as Good for overall effectiveness, in a November 2018 inspection.
As a progressive student-centred College, we are now looking for a Learning Support Practitioner to support our English and Maths department.
If you are passionate about education, and can inspire those around you, we'd love to hear from you.
Details of the role
The successful candidate will support students needing extra help with maths and or/English, working effectively and confidenly on a one to one basis or with small grous of young people to develop their skills and knowledge in maths and English and as part of a team to improve the levels of maths and English in students across the college.
You will have relevant qualifications, for example a Level 3 classroom support qualification or a willingness to work towards and a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths or willingness to work towards.
You will have experience of supporting young adults with a range or learning difficulties and/or disabilities or a willingness to undertake training, experience of Microsoft Office applications and experience of working with students with emotional/behavioural difficulties.
This role is for 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year.
Interviews will be held on 21 August and are currently scheduled to take place via telephone.
Commitment to Safeguarding
We are committed to the safeguarding of all our students and staff. This means everyone who works here is required to actively protect them from preventable harm. Our recruitment and selection process includes background checks which will be undertaken on the successful applicant, including an enhanced DBS, and in your application you are required to demonstrate how you meet the Colleges requirements on safeguarding.
Commitment to Equal Opportunities
As a proud user of the disability confident scheme the College is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates the diversity of staff and students. As part of our commitment to the scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.
We welcome applications from anyone wishing to work flexibly and those considering a return to work from a career break.
MidKent 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.