Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (GB MET) is proposing to merge with the Chichester College Group (CCG). From 1 August 2022, all GB MET staff will transfer to employment with CCG; employment terms and conditions will remain the same.
Any candidates joining the College from 1 August onwards will be employed by CCG under their terms and conditions.
At GB MET, we believe it is our job to celebrate ambition, unlock potential and transform lives, in an environment that is dedicated to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, and which prioritises the wellbeing of both staff and students.
The College is in an exciting stage of its journey to achieve its vision of being an exceptional provider of technical, vocational and professional education. We offer a range of fulfilling opportunities for different levels of experience and subject expertise. If you have a passion for education, this role is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and creative community and help us to take the next step.
Learning Support Assistant
Based at our Brighton campuses
Various permanent and fixed term hours available (Fixed term Maternity cover until 30/09/2023)
We are looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants at our Brighton campuses to support the teaching and learning of students requiring additional help with their programmes of study across various areas within College.
- To support, within and outside the classroom, the learning and emotional/social/ behavioural needs of students receiving additional support, in accordance with College policies.
- To provide support for personal care where necessary, including administering medication.
- To assist in the preparation and adaptation of learning materials/resources.
- To create and maintain accurate records.
- To continually review the students’ support needs.
- To liaise with the Learning Support Assistant Manager, Senior Learning Support Assistants, Student Tutors and Lecturers on a daily basis.
- To supervise student learning where necessary.
Essential experience, knowledge, qualifications, skills and attributes
- Working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, emotional, social and behavioural needs
- Supporting the learning needs of students
- Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
- GCSE (or equivalent) in English at grade C or above
- Ability to communicate to a diverse range of people at all levels, verbally and in writing
- A high level of emotional resilience in the workplace
The working pattern for this role will be discussed at interview
For further details of this role please click on the Job Description above.
Please note that we do not accept CV applications and you must complete our online application form to be considered for this position.
The college is committed to the safeguarding of learners and vulnerable adults and promotes the welfare of all students and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check and any overseas checks where necessary.
The college is a Disability Confident employer and promotes diversity and inclusion.