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Learning Support Assistant / Teaching Assistant / SEN / SEND - Part-time

MidKent College

  • Ref:KCC-F109-5-S
  • Posted:17/05/2024
  • Pay:£23,088 - £27,225 FTE per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/05/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:11 June 2024

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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people? Are you patient, understanding, and eager to provide individualized support? Look no further! We have a great opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as a Learning Support Assistant.

The successful candidate will support our students with additional learning needs and/or disabilities to ensure that they can access their study programme in order to be successful and progress. You will play a vital role in helping our students thrive academically, emotionally, and socially. This is a chance to positively impact the lives of extraordinary individuals and make a genuine difference in their journey.

Job Purpose

As a learning support assistant you will work effectively and confidently on a one to one basis or with small groups of young people to support their learning needs and/or disability in a classroom setting. You will promote social development through activities, clubs and events in the social areas and wider college, providing opportunities for social interaction and the development of good communication, encouraging participation in small group activities.

We have various hours available, all posts would be contracted to work 38 weeks per year.

Job Requirements

You will have relevant qualifications e.g. Level 2 classroom support or willingness to work towards and 5 GCSEs including passes in English and maths.

You will have experience of supporting young adults with a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities or a willingness to undertake training and experience of using Microsoft Office Applications.

You will have the ability to work in a manner to support the changing needs of students ensuring differentiation is implemented within the classroom, good verbal and written English, good communication and liaison skills, a strong commitment to team working, good digital skills and the willingness to work flexible hours.

Information about the federation

Every year over 6000 students from Medway, Maidstone and beyond choose MidKent College to continue their studies and prepare for their future career.

Our sparkling campuses in Maidstone and Medway boast some of the best vocational training facilities in the country as well as staff and student social zones and more. Our University Centre Maidstone campus provides a valuable higher education and professional training centre for Maidstone, including South East Institute of Technology and the College's Home Energy Centre. Additionally, in September 2024 we proudly opened Medway School of Arts in Chatham's Historic Dockyard.

All of our campuses benefit from ongoing investment programmes so that we can provide fantastic learning environments for our students.

For over 100 years we've been providing high-quality technical training and apprenticeships in a range of subject areas.

In November 2018 Ofsted rated the College as 'Good'.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.