Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
- Working collaboratively with curriculum staff to provide dynamic learning support strategies to individuals and small groups in accordance with their support/EHC plan.
- Support strategies may range from prompting to stay on task, acting as reader or scribe; to a full academic and behaviour support package enabling students to successfully and safely access the curriculum.
- Monitor student progression and achievement via 1:1 study skills sessions, mentoring and academic progress workshops.
- Promote and facilitate independent learning through the use of assistive technology and support strategies
- Regularly review support plans with the students, updating relevant reports and information systems to monitor student progression and record the impact of support strategies.
- Participate in exam invigilation or exam access arrangement provision in accordance with College policy, this may include reading, scribing, prompting or supporting the use of assistive technology.
- Undertake professional development as required by participating in internal staff development activities.
- Adhere to and promote the ethos, policy and procedures relating to Safeguarding and Child Protection including attending all mandatory training
- Track and monitor student progression including professional report writing in accordance with the student’s support/EHC plan
- Work collaboratively with all key stakeholders and partners including Curriculum, Exams Office and Employers
- Regularly review the quality of practice through reflection, evaluation and continuing professional development in consultation with your line manager
- Support students to develop study skills, professional competencies and promote independent learning
- Promote a professional image of the Learning Skills Centre and act as a role model in the workplace for students
- Professionally represent the Learning Skills Centre in all aspects of College engagement
- Maintain clear professional boundaries at all times, due to the close working relationship with students anticipated within this role
- Keep up to date with developments in learning support provision and the use of technology to ensure the highest standards of service delivery
- Establish good rapport and open communication with students and colleagues to support collaborative working
- Liaise closely with class tutors in relation to lesson planning and delivery to maximise the impact of learning support provision within the classroom
- Work effectively and flexibly across the College to ensure a high quality and consistent level of student support is offered
- Keep accurate and complete records and contribute to meetings held regarding individual students
- Contribute to the production of electronic and paper-based resources and materials for use by students and colleagues
All candidates who register with Reed Education will have 2 years’ referencing taken up and will be required to have a DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.
When you work with Reed Education, you will have access to a range of expertise and advice as well as benefits:
- Competitive pay rates
- Access to a personal consultant who is an expert in Further Education recruitment
- The ability to sign up to our Reed rewards, discount and pension schemes