Learning Support Assistant

Horizon Community College, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6PD

7 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

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£13,350 - £13,617

Learning Support Assistant job summary

We would like to present you with the unique opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of secondary education and lifelong learning opportunities within our dedicated Learning Support Team.

We are looking to further improve the support we offer to our students and wish to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to provide support both in and out of the classroom across all curriculum areas but especially in Maths and English. This role provides a unique opportunity for someone who is either looking for a new challenge or wanting to develop their expertise and potential with young people further.

The successful applicant will have:

• A good standard of education in English and Maths, with 2 GCSE grades A* to C
• The ability to work collaboratively with teaching staff to improve student outcomes
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to listen, support and encourage learning.

If you have the passion to contribute positively to our ethos and have the drive to make a difference for our students and their families, then we would like to hear from you. Daily start and finish times to be discussed.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disclosure and barring services check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

Horizon Community College reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

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Please visit our website www.horizoncc.co.uk to apply for this role.

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About Horizon Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1991 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The economic, cultural and social landscape of Barnsley is changing. Opportunities in further education, higher education and professional roles are increasing; opportunities for individuals to shape their own career pathways are growing; opportunities for individuals to challenge traditional socio-economic patterns are multiplying.

At Horizon Community College, our responsibility is to prepare students for this reality. We want young people to leave the College well qualified and with a unique skill set that will enable them to stand out from the crowd. We want young people to be in possession of a passport of qualifications and employability skills that will enable them to pursue exciting careers, attend prestigious universities, complete dynamic apprenticeships and play leading roles in regenerating this area and beyond.

Our curriculum is tailored to the needs of and meets our ambition for each individual student. This is underpinned by the College’s core values which help to prepare every student for a lifetime of success. Our Curriculum and Culture ambition:
• aims to challenge every learner, in every lesson, every day
• develops the character and skill set of all, through the belief that we are ‘Positive Role Models’
• ensures opportunities for all through our personal development and Careers and Enterprise programmes.

Successful education is also about working in close partnership with our families and the community to ensure our students succeed in each School year and are prepared for the next appropriate phase of their education. We work together to empower our students to believe that anything and everything is possible.

We heavily invest in the growth and development of our entire workforce, so they are also prepared for the next phase of their careers. We promote ‘one team’ working hard to support each other. We are focused on continued professional development for staff at every level.

We embed a curriculum and culture that results in Equity of Opportunity, Strong Community, High Expectations, Global Readiness and Kindness so that our students are School ready; Work ready; Life ready.

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