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Learning Support Worker

Reference number: SW-001040
  • Salary: £12.86 per hour
  • Job Type: Flexible
  • Employer: Southwark College
  • Location: Southwark

Southwark College, part of NCG,(a leading national provider of education and training), is looking to recruit Learning Support Workers to work with both individual and small groups of learners to support their access to the curriculum and the College and enable them to develop their independence as adults.The learners that you will be working with in this role may have mild, moderate or complex learning difficulties or disabilities and will be from a wide range of ages;16 years to adults. They may be on Supported Learning or on vocational or academic courses.

In this extremely rewarding role, you will work under the direction and supervision of managers and teaching staff to provide high quality and appropriately targeted support to learners with a range of support needs that may include learning difficulties, autism and physical disabilities. The support you provide will facilitate students’ progress in learning,independence and integration into the College community. The role may also include supporting students with personal care or medical needs. To help you achieve this, you will be working as part of a hardworking, passionate and supportive team that is committed to providing the best support and helping all our learners to achieve their potential.

You will be working with a range of learners across the Inclusive Learning department which includes support for both mainstream and discrete provision and will be managed by our ALS Co-ordinator.

We are happy to receive applications from candidates who would prefer to work part-time. This would probably be for a minimum of 3 days a week but is negotiable, (please indicate in your application if you are more interested in a part-time role).

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To work under the direction and supervision of managers and teaching staff to provide high quality, personalised and targeted support for learners with SEND to improve outcomes

To support learners in accessing teaching, learning, assessment and support, to meet their individual needs and support their progress, success and independence in learning and inclusion in the college community

Under the supervision of managers and teaching staff to provide support individually, in small groups and in workshop situations, (in and out of class), in a range of curriculum areas and at different levels through;

  • Providing high quality support through gaining a thorough knowledge of learner’s individual needs and implementing strategies and supporting teachers in ensuring that individual needs are met and personalisation is used to facilitate individual’s access to and progress in learning
  • Responding appropriately to requests from learners for support in the learning process in order to maximise their skills, abilities, knowledge and potential
  • Creating / adapting / using a range of resources and strategies to meet learners’ needs including e-resources, assistive technology and adapted equipment

Date posted: 12/11/2020

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