Learning Support Practitioners
Multiple full-time and Part-time roles available
Permanent and fixed-term opportunities
Starting Salary: £20,937.00 with progression up to £22,746.00 pa for full-time (pro rata of £24,632.00 to £26,760.00 and pro rata for part-time)
Contract Type: Permanent
A warm welcome to NewVIc - a place where all ambitions are celebrated. As one of the largest sixth form colleges in London (more than 3,000 students), we are a non-selective, diverse and secular college, proud to have launched over 50,000 young people onto university, training and employment since we were founded in 1992.
In 2019, the College was graded overall as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and ‘Outstanding’ for our provision of personal development, behaviour and welfare. We are very proud to be a three-time silver award winner at the Pearson National Teaching Awards, where in 2020, we made history by becoming the first ever provider to win two awards in a single year.
At NewVIc, we have a unique commitment to social impact - which means we support our staff and students to have a positive effect on the world. We believe that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society - small changes that add up to make the world a better place.
Our motto is: Diverse in Ambition, United in Success
We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic Learning Support Practitioners to join our Inclusive Learning Team. You will support students develop their academic and vocational knowledge and skills that relate to their chosen programmes of study across college. You will support students at every level from Entry 1 to A2 students to achieve their educational aspirations.
Knowledge and experience of assisting students with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities in a variety of teaching and learning environments are essential together with recent and relevant experience working with at least two of the following categories of learning difficulty and disability: physical disability, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, multiple disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, mental health or behavioural issues, specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia/dyspraxia).
You will hold level 2 qualifications in Numeracy and Literacy and have excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English. Excellent computer skills and the ability to work online, demonstrating confidence and competence using a range of basic programmes, including office, excel and google suite are also key.
If you feel you have the skills to contribute to the development of our students and want an exciting role in a highly supportive environment, then please apply.
What’s in it for you?
We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, onsite parking, cycle to work, onsite canteen, TECH Scheme, Eye Care support and full access to the onsite gym.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.
This role will be starting from September 2022.
Closing date: 12 noon on 1 September 2022
Interview date: 9 September 2022
Please note that we do not accept CVs
Previous applicants in the last 6 months need not apply.
We regret that we are unable to respond to every application. Therefore, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has not been successful.