BSL Learning Support Assistant

Rotherham
28/06/2024
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Education and Training
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Education and Training
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable
Job ID
50932

Job Description

Do you have previous experience working with you people in a support role within an education setting?

Do you have a minimum L3 BSL Qualification?

 

Learning Support Assistant with Level 3 BSL Specialism

Location - Rotherham

Salary - £22.256 FTE (£14,922.16 Pro Rata) + £6.59 p/h when carrying out BSL Duties

Permanent Role 30 Hours Per Week  37 Hours Per Annum

 

About the role
 
To enable learners with additional needs to access learning, College facilities and fully participate in general College activities, through the provision of literacy and/or numeracy support and general practical assistance in discrete and cross-College curriculum provision. The role includes providing BSL interpretation and note taking as required. To safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
 

Our client is committed to providing high-quality education and training and to providing the best possible experience for all their students and stakeholders.  With considerable investment in new facilities and their goal to achieve becoming an outstanding provider of education and training, this is a great time to join the organisation!

If you are looking to work in a friendly, progressive organisation that makes a positive difference, and be supported and developed to enhance your skills and build a successive career, then working for our client will be a great opportunity for you where you will help our client achieve their exciting plans for the future.

 

Main Duties
  •  Provide in-class literacy, numeracy and IT support to learners with additional needs as deployed by LSA Coordinator
  • General in-class support to groups or individual learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, as directed by the lecturer in class
  • Provide discrete individual support when required to support learners with portfolio building, study skills, numeracy and literacy as deployed by LSA Coordinator
  • Support learners with additional needs in accessing College facilities and cross-College activities as deployed by LSA Coordinator
  • Provide BSL support and note taking as the need arise
  • Offer support and positive encouragement, whilst maintaining learner independence
  • Act as a scribe/reader in sessions and Special Examinations
  • Offer practical assistance to learners who have a physical disability (this may include personal care, toileting etc)
  • Offer wherever practical support is necessary to enable the learners to fully access cross college activities
  • Work with the ALS team to develop and maintain resources, research new developments, maintain learner records and paperwork
  • Refer concerns in terms of progress, personal well-being or concerns to the tutor(s) and ALS team leaders
  • Update and maintain learners individual learning plans on ProMonitor under direction from ALS Team Leader
  • Support and supervise learners during their unstructured time, lunchtime breaks, before and after the College day
  • Undertake escort or travel support duties as and when required and driving duties (where suitably qualified)
  • Provide emergency first aid treatment and support when required (where suitably qualified)
  • To carry out invigilation duties and regular training when required
  • To be responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students having due regard to the College’s Child & Vulnerable Adults Protection Policy
 

Skills and Experience

 

  • Working with young persons in a support role
  • Working within an educational setting
  • Minimum L3 BSL qualification
  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy or willingness to undertake
  • Specialist support qualification to level 3 or willingness to complete
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Willing and able to empathise and work with learners in a positive and supportive way
  • Work in a professional and confidential manner with a high degree of integrity and flexibility.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people receiving education and training
  • Willing to undertake statutory training in connection with Safeguarding,
 

Benefits

 

  • Access to local government pension
  • Up to 41 days of annual leave per year including closure during the Christmas period
  • Access to gyms, restaurants, and salons
  • Staff health & well-being and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Parking available
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships, and various other industry-recognised qualifications
  • You will have good knowledge of the Health & Safety Act and HSE Standards

 

 

To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

 

 

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o enable learners with additional needs to access learning, College facilities and fully participate
in general College activities, through the provision of literacy and/or numeracy support and
general practical assistance in discrete and cross-College curriculum provision. The role includes
providing BSL interpretation and note taking as required. To safeguard and promote the welfare
of children

o enable learners with additional needs to access learning, College facilities and fully participate
in general College activities, through the provision of literacy and/or numeracy support and
general practical assistance in discrete and cross-College curriculum provision. The role includes
providing BSL interpretation and note taking as required. To safeguard and promote the welfare
of children