College Learning Assistant
School Lane, Kettering
Are you committed to providing outstanding support so that our students have the best opportunities to gain employment and live independently? If so we have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be part of our new Specialist Post-16 Institute.
We are looking to recruit a learning assistant to help deliver support to students who face a wide range of barriers to employment.
The role will entail working within a team to support a group of fantastic students (presently aged 17-22) with SEND, both in the college and workplace setting, and play a role in developing our new provision. We welcome candidates with the suitable experience, motivation and commitment to apply for the role.
Creating Tomorrow College (Specialist Post-16 Institute) is a new provision for students aged 16-25 and will provide pathways to employment and independence for up to 150 students aged 16-25 with a broad spectrum of special educational needs and learning disabilities.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with young people with learning difficulties and have a commitment to:
- Support individuals to overcome barriers to employment
- Work with students with additional needs supporting employment focused programmes.
- Support students to undertake job search activities and build confidence, tailoring this support to the individual on a 1-to-1 basis as well as through group activity
- Support students to develop the skills to be independent.
A reflective practitioner
A team player who can work as part of the multi-disciplinary team
Able to motivate and lead by example
Knowledgeable about the learning needs of students with a range of barriers to overcome
If you are, then we will offer:
Support from a nurturing Trust and staff, who are committed to achieving high standards for our students
A strong ethos and collaborative working
A rigorous induction programme
Opportunities for quality professional development
A package of wellbeing support including supervision and Perkbox
We welcome calls to discuss this further, Please contact Ellie Edwards on 01536 500030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements.
Closing date: Thursday 18th March 12.00 Noon. Interviews w/c 22nd March 2021
Creating Tomorrow Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding young people, promoting the welfare of all students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.