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Learning Support Workers (Variable Hours)

Department:  Learner Services
Salary:  £12.71 plus 12.04% holiday pay per hour (£1.53 ph)
Grade:  Hourly Rate
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Variable Hours
Closing Date:  11:59pm on Tuesday 22 August 2017
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  RACC044-17

RACC deliver courses to meet the needs, interests and abilities of both adults and young people who wish to learn in an adult environment.

We are currently looking for sessional Learning Support Workers to primarily support on courses for LLDD learners based at centers in the London Borough of Merton.

You will be supporting learners with a range of disabilities or learning difficulties. Duties will include supporting learners on their learning programme by maintaining their goals and targets, assisting with personal care, social interaction, reinforcing Tutor instructions and to actively monitor the health and safety of learners.

The courses will be offered at three locations; Pollards Hill Library, the High Path Community Centre and the Jan Malinowski Centre. The subjects covered are Cooking including meal preparation, Health, Dance and Performing Arts. Courses are scheduled on 4 days of the week – currently, not Tuesday. Courses will run term time only across the academic year starting in September 2017.

You will be assigned to a group of learners depending on your experience and qualifications. As part of this role, you will be expected to help prepare resources for the learners and assist with the management of these resources. You will be supporting the learners assigned to you; assisting the tutor with the running of the Diagnostic Assessments, helping the learners to review ILPs and helping to organise their work to enable them to complete their portfolio(s).

Please note, you will be required to attend team meetings at RACC once a term during an academic year, for which you will be paid.

If you are dependable and interested in this work and have relevant qualifications and experience, please do apply for this role. Please do indicate on your application which subject area you would prefer to support – this may be more than one area. Please indicate you availability – you may be interested in working over the 4 days or only available for one or two days for example.

Applicants should have a level 2 in English and Maths (or equivalent), knowledge of supporting learners with disabilities or learning difficulties as well as an understanding of Safeguarding and Equality and diversity.

As a variable hours Learning Support Worker, you will join our bank of staff and will be offered assignments if and when that match your area of expertise. Hours are variable and cover daytimes, evenings and weekends.

To apply for this position, please follow the online application process.

Richmond Adult Community College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk.

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To apply for this position, please click on the 'Apply Online' button which will take you to our online application form.

Further information can be obtained from the HR Department on 0208 439 8922 or by email to hr@racc.ac.uk

Richmond Adult Community College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. 


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