Learning Support Assistant

Market Field College, Clacton on Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8817065-1S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 3 / 4
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/11/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: 4th December 2023  

Job Description

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Are you looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that will help you develop and achieve your professional goals and aspirations? If so, Market Field College is the place for you, with a proven track record of helping our Learning Support Assistants reach their career goals.

You would work Monday-Friday term time only. Salary is Scale 3 or Scale 4 depending on experience.

Example duties and responsibilities

· To build and maintain successful relationships with learners, treat them consistently with respect and consideration and be concerned for their personal development.

· To demonstrate and promote the positive values, attitudes and behaviour they expect from the learners with whom they work.

· To work collaboratively with colleagues and seek help and advice when necessary.

· To develop an understanding of the special educational needs of the learners concerned and how their needs impact upon their ability to learn.

· To support the implementation of 'personalised learning' by sourcing and organising resources which provide opportunities for students to meet individualised targets for learning.

· To support the development of learners' personal skills e.g. independent learning skills, organisation, confidence and self-esteem.

· To assist learners with physical needs.

· To help learners record work in an appropriate way.

· To help keep the learners on task and to build motivation.

· To communicate effectively and sensitively with learners to support their learning.

· To promote and support the inclusion of all learners in the activities in which they are involved.

· To recognise and respond effectively to student behaviour adopting approaches that align with the college's Behaviour Policy and procedures.

· To support learners' progress by providing constructive support and feedback, as they learn, under the guidance of a tutor.

· To contribute to maintaining and analysing records of learners' progress.

· Support the development of learners' literacy, numeracy and digital skills.

· Take an active role in the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources.

· To assist with the display and presentation of learners' work.

· To supervise learners for limited and specified periods including break-times.

· To assist with escorting learners on educational visits.

· To understand and apply college policies in relation to health, safety and welfare.

· Attend relevant training and take responsibility for own development.

· Attend relevant college meetings as required.

· To respect confidentiality at all times.

All staff will be expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the college's values and expectations.

Visits to the College are warmly welcomed. Please call the college office on 01255 736020 for more information.

Information about the School

We provide education for students with moderate learning difficulties, including those with autistic spectrum needs, aged 16-19.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Nicola Duke
Tendring Enterprise Centre
Jaywick Lane, Clacton on Sea
Essex, CO16 8BE
Telephone: 01255736020
Email: collegeadmin@marketfield.essex.sch.uk

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