Graduate Learning Support Assistant


Shape A Life
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£450 - £500 per week

Job Highlights
  • Are you a graduate who is passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of young people?
  • We're seeking graduate learning support assistants for the new academic year.
  • This role is unique as you'll be part of a team that supports students with high needs, helping them achieve the best possible outcomes.
Job Requirements/Description

Are you a graduate who is passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of young people?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you in a 6th Form College in Bristol. We're seeking graduate learning support assistants for the new academic year. This role is unique as you'll be part of a team that supports students with high needs, helping them achieve the best possible outcomes.

This term-time-only role, which starts August 2024, has the potential to run for the full 2024/25 academic year and offers an excellent salary of £450 - £500 per week.

Benefits you’ll enjoy:

  • Excellent salary of £450 - £500 per week.
  • Unrivalled on-the-job experience.
  • Ability to put your degree to good use and build a career working with young people.
  • Term time only role.

This position is perfect for anyone with a degree and looking to start a career working with children or young adults.

You will need:

  • Passion and enthusiasm to shape the next generation.
  • An interest in Further Education or SEN.
  • Degree - 2:2 or above. Any subject.
  • To be able to engage with students, to inspire and motivate.
  • To be able to multi-task.
  • Work effectively on your own and demonstrate initiative.
  • Establish good working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Have high expectations of teaching and learning.
  • Ability to relate well to pupils and adults.
  • To have good communication skills.
  • To be confident, self-assured and happy.
  • Be keen to develop as a professional.

In this role, you’ll provide practical learning support to their learners under the guidance of the class teachers and college SENCo.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Support individual students with additional needs in a 1:1 or small group situation or in class.
  • Take on the keyworker role for a caseload of students with an EHCP.
  • Work with teachers to ensure that the support needs of students are met.
  • Plan and review the progress of individual students against specific targets.
  • Liaise regularly with teachers and other staff in relation to the needs of targeted students.
  • Assist teachers with planning the differentiation of support for students with additional needs.
  • Promote and support inclusion in all academic and social settings for students with additional needs.
  • Ensure that all records, information and data on students is handled sensitively and confidentially.
  • Supervise groups of students within the Inclusive Learning area, and to contribute to supervisory arrangements for students during break times, College trips and other relevant activities.

If you are aspirational for all young people and want to play a crucial part in shaping their futures, we would really like to hear from you. Your role as a graduate learning support assistant is vital in our mission to provide the best possible support and education to young people.

How to apply:

Ready to apply? Click 'Apply’ now and send your CV to Shape A Life. Taking this step could be the most important thing you do today!

Shape A Life is committed to the welfare of children and employs a rigorous safeguarding approach to recruitment. Successful applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS check, right-to-work checks and a minimum of two suitable references.

Shape A Life
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£450 - £500 per week

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