Learning Support Assistant ALS
Temporary, Hourly paid
Salary: £14.27 per hour
Based at East Ham/Stratford
Are you passionate about supporting and developing the skills and knowledge of learners with SEND and ALS needs?
We are looking for a permanent Learning Support Assistants to join our Additional Learning Support (ALS) Team. Our ALS team works across mainstream provision to support learners with additional needs and disabilities in and out of class. A commitment to working with young people and adults with additional support needs underpins all aspects of our work.
You will support learners in and out of class to develop their maths and English, vocational, independence, employability, and life skills. There is also a requirement to support with challenging behaviour, personal care and mobility where appropriate. Skills and interest in one of the following vocational areas would be beneficial but not essential:
Construction & Skilled Trades
Hair and Beauty
Health and Social Care
Business and IT
In this extremely rewarding role, you will provide high quality and appropriately targeted support to enable learners to progress to fulfilled adult lives, further study and employment. To help you achieve this, you will be part of a hardworking, passionate and supportive team that is committed to providing the best for our learners to enable them to achieve their potential.
Equality of opportunity
The College has a strong commitment to working towards the implementation of equality of opportunity in both service delivery and employment. The College’s mission and strategic objectives directly support this aim. All employees are required to actively support the development, dissemination and implementation of this aim and related policies and programmes.
Safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects its staff to share this commitment. All posts in the College are subject to a List 99 check. All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.
Newham College of Further Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.