Support for Learning Assistant

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West Lothian College
£22,838 - £25,555 per year
14 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

17.5 Hours per week
From Oct 17 - Aug 18
Salary: Grade 4 Points to (£22,838 - £25,555 per annum pro rata)

West Lothian College seeks to appoint a Support for Learning Assistant to deliver support for learning in a variety of settings across the college curriculum. The successful post holder will be based in curriculum centres supporting learning in the classroom.

Ideally you should possess a qualification at SCQF Level 7 or above but consideration will be given to suitable applicants who are prepared to undertake such training.  You should have considerable experience in supporting learners in a variety of settings. It would be an advantage to have a qualification or experience of diagnosing and supporting dyslexia, supporting learners on the autistic spectrum, BSL or supporting learners with mental health issues 

To succeed in this role you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be supportive to each individual learner's circumstances and learning style. A key aspect of this role is to identify support needs and make referrals. This role will involve supporting students on a 1-1 basis, in a group situation and within a classroom setting.

Working for the College you will benefit from a generous leave entitlement, career average pension scheme, free car parking, excellent on-site facilities such as gym and subsidised restaurant, together with transport, health, family, wellbeing benefits and retail discounts. The College is located within the town centre with an array of shops and restaurants all within a few minutes walking distance.

Candidates that have been selected for interview will be required to complete a practical assessment and undertake a competency based interview.

In order to encourage people with disabilities to consider working for us, the College is a Disability Confident Employer.

West Lothian College commits to employ and retain disabled people.

West Lothian College is a Living Wage accredited employer

Closing date for applications is Midnight on 25 September 2017.

Interviews will take place on Friday 6th October 2017.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

 “Committed to promoting equality & diversity” 

See also:
JD Support For Learning Assistant.pdf
PS Support for Learning Assistant.pdf
Summary of Conditions of Service - Support Staff.pdf