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Additional Learning Support Assistant

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3838
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: PARTTIME
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Additional Learning Support Assistant
£27,030 - £27,438 per annum pro-rata (18 hours per week – School Term Time)

About Us

Our Newham Learning & Skills is an adult education service providing learning to residents in the borough. We pride ourselves on supporting the needs of our local communities with a firm focus on putting our students at the heart of everything we do. We believe in lifelong learning and empowering people to reach their full potential.

We are part of Newham’s Community Wealth Building strategy, underpinned by the principles of economic, social and environmental justice; so that long-term prosperity, well-being and fairness for all our residents in the Borough is achieved.

As well as attracting growth and investment into the borough, the Council’s Community Wealth Building (CWB) strategy will help unleash the potential of residents, businesses and the voluntary sector because they are the source of wealth and talent that will drive a fairer and more prosperous Newham.

The CWB strategy will help the Council tackle injustices residents face with an unrelenting focus on poverty in the Borough, as well as addressing racial and gendered disparities that exists.
 

About the Job

You will assist and contribute to the educational development and pastoral support on programs of social inclusion for adults with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in a range of formal and informal settings. You will support the education and training of adults and share in the collective responsibility for the engagement of adults with special educational needs and disabilities attending ONLS Adult Education programmes, as directed by key specialist Tutors and the Inclusive Learning Manager.

You will be expected to support access arrangements in an examination setting for those with SEND, as well as deliver workshops and training for students where need be.
 

About You

A relevant qualification in SEND and / or qualified by experience.

Sufficient knowledge of relevant computer applications in order to teach skills on a basic level.

Skills/experience of working with adults with special educational needs and disabilities, together with an understanding of the unique problems faced by this client group.

Willingness to undertake training related to the job as and when required.

Skills/experience in devising individual training plans and recording student’s progress in line with regular reviews.
Ability to develop training materials including handouts in a clear and understandable manner.

https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/7576/additional-learning-support-assistant-jd

Closing date: 21st July 2024
 

Additional Information

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

We practice anonymised recruitment. Please ensure that you remove all personal information from any documents that you upload.

The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found by https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3838
  • Published: Fri 05/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 21/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: PARTTIME
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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