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  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full time, 37 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks), Monday - Friday: 8.20am – 4.15pm, including a half an hour lunchbreak.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Salary: £19,653.38 (£23,585 pro rata) based on point 7 of the sixth form colleges support staff salary spine points 7-9.

What skills and experience we're looking for

The College is seeking a permanent caring and committed Learning Support Assistant, at Level 2, with the ability to assist in developing the College’s Independent Study programme and support students on a one-to-one basis. Applicants will need to be qualified to Level 3 (A Level or equivalent), with the ability to support students at this level. The post is term-time only.

The main purpose of the post is to support students within their timetabled Independent Study sessions. These take place within a classroom environment and are also based within the Learning Resources Centre. There will be a requirement to undertake administrative tasks relating to student retention and achievement eg. taking registers and following up any poor or non-attendance. The other part of the role involves supporting students on a one-to-one basis predominately to assist with study skills to support their individual learning needs.

What the school offers its staff

At Worcester Sixth Form College, we are specialists in the education of 16-19 year olds and our staff are experts in meeting the needs of this age group. Every year we admit 900 or so students from the whole county of Worcestershire and from surrounding areas. This enables us to offer an exceptionally wide range of courses and flexible programmes in which any course can be combined with virtually any other course. Our students are highly successful, not just academically, but in many other kinds of endeavour, including sports, performing arts, music, Duke of Edinburgh, charity fund raising and a wide variety of other extra-curricular areas.

We, as a College, are committed to providing the very best support to all of our students so that they can reach their full potential. Every student is in a tutor group supported by a specialist personal tutor. We also have huge expertise in providing careers and higher education guidance tailored to individuals’ needs. This means students’ progression after College is as smooth as possible. The percentage of our students applying to UCAS who are successful in obtaining university places is very significantly above the national average. Our learning support provision has an excellent reputation as we are fully qualified to support students with a broad range of learning needs to ensure that they are successful.

As a 16-19 Academy, we offer a very special environment with the right balance of support and challenge to enable students to thrive and to prepare for their transition to life after College, whether that be employment or further study.

Safeguarding

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references and a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Commitment to safeguarding

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including two satisfactory references and a satisfactory enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About Worcester Sixth Form College

School type
Academy, ages 16 to 19
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
16 to 19
Phone number
01905 362619

Worcester Sixth Form College is proud to be part of Heart of Mercia Multi-Academy Trust and supports the Trust’s vision of providing a range of excellent learning opportunities within the region, in a positive, friendly and tolerant culture that will equip them to fulfil their potential and meet their individual goals. In order to achieve this vision, Heart of Mercia is committed to sustaining high achieving sixth form colleges as the best environment for the personal, academic and career development for 16 to 19 year olds.

At Worcester Sixth Form College, we are specialists in the education of 16-19 year olds and our staff are experts in meeting the needs of this age group. Every year we admit 800 or so students from the whole county of Worcestershire and from surrounding areas. This enables us to offer an exceptionally wide range of courses and flexible programmes in which any course can be combined with virtually any other course. Our students are highly successful, not just academically, but in many other kinds of endeavour, including sports, performing arts, music, Duke of Edinburgh, charity fund raising and a wide variety of other extra-curricular areas.

· Academies in Sports, Performing Arts, Maths and Science

· A long track record of supporting students with learning needs in achieving their full potential

For further details please refer to our website.

Equality

We are proud to be an inclusive organisation where individual differences are accepted and valued and where everyone is able to fulfil their potential in a welcoming, safe and non threatening environment. Worcester Sixth Form College is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for students, employers, community groups, staff, governors, members of the public and for others who come into contact with the College.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and staff, students, volunteers and workers are expected to respect the principles of open access and opportunity for all regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Applications from members of the ethnic minorities would be particularly welcome as they are currently under represented in our workforce.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our website:

https://www.wsfc.ac.uk/job-opportunities/

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