Learning Support Practitioner

  • Job Reference: 1383
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: EAST KENT COLLEGE
  • Location: Dover, Kent
  • Salary: £11,286.01
  • Bonus/Benefits: £1,366.20 holiday allowance paid in addition to the advertised salary
  • Sector: Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent, Term Time
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About The Role

**Please note that this is a Fixed Working Week vacancy which requires successful candidate to work 38 weeks during term time and the salary will be the pro-rata figure advertised**

As a Learning Support Practitioner, you will provide support to students who have a high level of need undertaking a range of subjects and qualifications from entry 1 up to level 3 including Functional and GCSE English and Maths.

Students may have a wide range of learning difficulties and or disabilities. Students will require support in their programme of study, work placement and if necessary their welfare/personal care needs.

Working as a Learning Support Practitioner at EKC Group is an extremely rewarding role with excellent benefits, such as, access to a range of discounts on many high street stores and a generous pension scheme. If you are interested in the role, and being at home for the school holidays, no weekend work, and no night shifts, we want to hear from you.

Please be advised while the role is for 30 hours per week the panel will consider alternate hours for the right candidate

Payment for 4.6 weeks pro rata, £1,366.20 will be paid equally in your twelve monthly salary payments in addition to the advertised pro rata salary.

About You

If you have strong communication skills, an understanding of behaviour management, have a passion to inspire students to be active in learning, and work well under pressure this is the ideal role for you.

The successful candidate will be passionate about supporting students with a high level of need and ideally will have gained previous experience with working alongside individuals with visual and/or hearing impairments, global development delay and language & communication difficulties.

In your role you will be a member of a team to support students in small groups and during lectures who have: Autistic Spectrum Condition, Social, Emotional and Mental health needs, Global learning delay, Language & Communication, Sensory, Physical needs experience in working with the above needs would be an advantage. This may also include personal care, assisting with mobility and specific medical/feeding needs. Experience in working with the above needs would be an advantage but full training will be given.