West Thames College is one of the most exciting and successful colleges of further and higher education in London and our vibrant campuses in Isleworth and Feltham have some of the best facilities in the country.
We have a reputation for giving excellent support to our diverse student population. Staff are well supported within a culture of continuous professional development and are encouraged to take on new and more senior roles within the college. Facilities across our campuses in Isleworth and Feltham are state-of-the art with good public transport links and free staff parking.
We are a values-based and highly inclusive college, serving a vibrant and diverse area, and making a positive contribution to wider social and economic agendas. We offer courses from pre-entry through to Higher Education, Apprenticeship and Traineeship programmes to meet the skills needs of our students aged 14 upwards.
The purpose of the post is: to support and teach students with a range of learning disabilities, from pre- entry to entry, on internships at London Borough of Hounslow (LBH).
You will work within the Supported Learning Programme, delivering the core curriculum within Foundation Learning.
You will work with interns to identify strengths, interests, and abilities related to skill acquisition, job development and placement.
Working closely with LBH staff you will ensure the interns deliver the employer’s requirements. You will be responsible for monitoring and recording student attendance and maintaining high quality records that satisfy project verification processes. You will be required to work as part of a team with job coaches and support staff to ensure positive outcomes for your interns. You will be responsible for ensuring your interns take responsibility for informing their LBH department of absences/lateness and encouraging them to adopt work friendly practices to include appropriate dress and social communication.
Full details of the post can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.
West Thames 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.