Learning Support Tutor (Teaching Assistant)
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed Learning Support Tutor (Teaching Assistant) to join our supportive, enthusiastic and collaborative team at Ada, National College for Digital Skills as soon as possible. Ada, has recently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted and this is an exciting time to join our dynamic team and support our learners in fulfilling their potential.
This is a fixed-term (to July 2020) part-time role (up to 80% per week to include Fridays) and is on a term-time only basis.
We are committed to the development of all our learners and this role is to improve student progress and achievement, encourage students to become independent learners, provide support for their welfare, and support the inclusion of students in all aspects of College life.
Key aspects of the role include:
• working with teachers to implement strategies to teach individual students effectively;
• providing 1 to 1 and/or small group intervention for students as required;
• paying particular attention to the development of individual students’ literacy and numeracy skills;
• working with the SENCo and external agencies to assess the needs of students;
• encouraging student participation in activities led by the teacher and interaction with others;
• establishing good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs;
• promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all students;
(Full details are available in the accompanying job description).
We welcome applications from candidates who:
• have an ability to confidently support students with literacy and also with numeracy at Level 2 and 3
• have some experience and/or expertise in successfully supporting secondary age students with complex learning needs
• have some experience and/or expertise in working with a range of stakeholders involved in supporting students with complex learning needs
• show significant empathy towards students, especially those with additional learning needs
• demonstrate good communication, presentation and planning skills
• enjoy working in a small, dynamic team
• have a strong desire to contribute to the continuous improvement of a young, fast-growing organisation
• display empathy with the College’s unique mission, digital specialism and culture
Applications will be reviewed on receipt and interviews will take place on a rolling basis from 14 October 2019 so early applications are recommended as, should an excellent candidate be identified early in the process, we may remove the advert before the closing date.
Salary: £17,000.00 to £21,000.00 /year (This is the full-time equivalent annual salary which will be pro-rated based on hours and weeks worked)