English & Maths Learning Assistant

Zoek Pin Hull, England

5509.1100

Permanent (Full time)

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English & Maths Learning Assistant

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Hull

Salary:**£5, per annum**

(12 hours per week, 36 weeks per year)

We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our student services department as an English & Maths Learning Assistant to support students (identified as needing additional learning support) to improve their English, Maths and Study Skills across the college in classrooms, workshops and one-to-one situations. The post may include working with both HE and FE students.

Hull College Group provides high-quality education and training for school leavers and adults, offering a wide range of vocational study programmes, Apprenticeships and degrees.

As one of the largest vocational institutes of its kind in the region, we have one focus - to create careers, not courses. We pride ourselves on this approach and are committed to ensuring our learners acquire the relevant skills, knowledge, attitudes and experience to progress in life, whether that is to seek employment in the industry of their choice or step up to higher education and university.

While dedicated to delivering the very best experiences to our learners, we also extend the same commitment to our staff. We have worked hard to create an environment where all of our staff, no matter what their role, are empowered to inspire and support our vision to create better futures for the people of Hull.

Responsibilities of our**English & Maths Learning Assistant:**

  • Using appropriate support strategies for working with groups or individuals to maximise learning opportunities and to engage and motivate students

  • Addressing English/maths/study skills needs of the students to enable them to cope with the demands of their course

  • Contributing fully to membership of the course teams, attending staff meetings where possible and liaising with staff re individual student’s progress and support needs

  • Contributing to maintenance of records of individual student progress where appropriate

  • Establishing and maintain additional support records for individual students

  • Administering initial educational assessments and screening tests if required

  • Maintaining records of student attendance for support, advise relevant tutors on absences, assist in following up absences

  • Assisting students in the use of reference materials, resources and computer aided learning materials

  • Enhancing existing resources and assist in collating and preparing new resources

  • Contributing, with guidance from academic staff, to the resources available for student use in skills workshops or study hubs

  • Assisting in the production of appropriate statistical records and reports, as required

What we’re looking for in our**English & Maths Learning Assistant:**

  • Level 2 in Maths and English

  • Evidence of ICT competence

  • Qualification in Supporting Students or a willingness to work towards

  • High standard of written and spoken English

  • Excellent administrative and record keeping skills

  • Ability to provide English/maths/study skills support

  • Awareness of initial assessment procedures

  • The ability to support students on a range of mainstream courses

  • The ability to work across the age and ability range in classroom, workshop and one to one situation

  • Use own initiative to maximise learning and to engage learners

  • Awareness of the needs of the dyslexic student in the classroom

  • Must accept and actively support the Group’s agreed values

If you have the skills & experience we are looking for & would like to join us as one of our English & Maths Learning Assistant please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you!

Hull College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to successful Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier dependent on the level of applications received so if you do wish to be considered we recommend that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing 5th August

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