Learning Support Practitioner- Full Time
37 hours per week - Term Time Only (35 weeks)
Fixed Term until August 2023
Salary: £18,396 per annum pro rata
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Newcastle.
We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Uniformed Public Services and Veterinary Nursing.
We also have a thriving University Centre at York offering a range of courses from Foundation degrees to Masters level.
We are currently recruiting for an experienced and passionate Learning Support Practitioner for our York campus to provide additional learning support and individual support for students who have high needs and SEND, to enable them to enjoy a fully inclusive college experience and to achieve and progress.
We would expect applicants to have an understanding and experience of some of the following Special Educational Needs – Autism, ADHD, dyslexia, social, emotional difficulties, speech, language and communication difficulties, dyspraxia and moderate to severe general learning difficulties.
We offer an inclusive, dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work.
Our colleagues enjoy a range of generous benefits including excellent annual leave allocation, ample free parking, canteen facilities, support for continuous professional development, Local Government Pension and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
For more information, please refer to the job description and personal specification.
Closing Date: 9.00am Tuesday 30th August
Interviews: Week Commencing 5th September
Start Date: As soon as possible
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.