Senior Learning Support Assistant - Foundation
(Full-time, Permanent, Term Time Only + 2 weeks – 40 weeks per year)
We have an exciting opportunity for a talented, highly motivated and dedicated individual to lead a team of Learning Support Assistants at BCA. Responsibilities will include managing, mentoring and developing the team to ensure our learners are appropriately supported to achieve their learning goals and potential.
Working under the direction of the SENCo and Head of Department, you will be involved in recruiting and inducting new LSAs, supporting your team’s performance development, helping to create department timetables and providing class cover as and when required. As Senior Learning Support Assistant you will lead by example and bring out the best in others.
The successful candidate will have knowledge and awareness of a variety of approaches to supporting learners, alongside experience of similar work with post-16 learners. You will be adaptable and resourceful, have excellent communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and have strong IT skills. Previous experience of leading a team is also highly desirable.
For further details and an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department or download an application form from FE Jobs.
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 25th August 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reasons to join us
- Term-time only working & generous pension scheme
- A wide range of learning & career opportunities
- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
- Tax-free childcare, cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
- Free on-site parking
- Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College gym)
Commitment to Safeguarding
BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) 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.