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Job Details

Job Title

Learner Support Worker (as and when required)



£8.1011 per hour subject to Job Evaluation


Date Posted


Closing Date

10am on Wednesday 9 September 2015

Job Type

Fixed Term until 31 July 2016
Job Description

A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK
Learner Support Worker (as and when required)
Salary: £8.1011 per hour subject to Job Evaluation
Fixed Term until 31 July 2016

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for someone to join the College who can contribute to our continued success.  Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, an Access to Higher Education Diploma,  Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies.  Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.

We are seeking to add to our current team of dedicated Learner Support Workers.  This role involves working with students with disabilities; learning difficulties; and with basic skills needs and helping them to achieve their learning goals.  A Learner Support Worker provides support to assigned students through acting as a scribe, guide, communicator or reader and assisting wheelchair users.

You will be educated to at least GCSE English level (grade C or above) or equivalent and have the experience and ability to take accurate notes for learners both within a classroom setting and outside.  You will also be responsible for providing a typed version of notes in a suitable format for learners to read and understand.  You should have excellent interpersonal skills, a commitment to the highest standards of customer care along with the ability to use tact and initiative.  We are looking for individuals who are flexible, as hours of work are varied and can be either day time, evening or weekends. 
To find more information on the college itself, view the job description and person specification and to apply online please go to www.northern.ac.uk. To receive a postal application form please contact the Personnel department on 01226 776000.

Application forms must be submitted by 10 am on Wednesday 9 September. 

The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff.

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