Learning Support and Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 296101219
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Newcastle Perms (296)
  • Website: https://www.pertemps.co.uk/
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £32,000 to £32,017
  • Bonus/Benefits: • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days per annum •
  • Sector: Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Learning Support and Teaching Assistant!
Location: Glasgow 

We are delighted to be recruiting for a highly respected Training Provider with over 60 years of experience. Operating across Scotland, England, and Wales and employing around 400 dedicated professionals, we offer an enriching environment where you can make a real difference.

Benefits and Salary of the Learning Support and Teaching Assistant
• Salary £32000
• 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays, rising to 30 days per annum
• Generous pension scheme with Employer Contributions up to 7%
• Mon-Fri, 0800-1600 with an early finish on Fridays
• Employee discounts, Long service awards, Company recognition scheme
• Employee assistance program

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities of the Learning Support and Teaching Assistant
• Support learners individually or in groups, reinforcing lessons and providing additional assistance where needed.
• Assist in lesson planning and development of learning materials to meet curriculum requirements and individual learner needs.
• Collaborate with lecturers/instructors to prepare resources and deliver engaging lessons.
• Provide personalized learning support based on initial assessments and prior learning.
• Offer regular feedback to learners to guide their improvement.
• Monitor learner progress on IT platforms and maintain accurate records.
• Develop learners' personal, English, maths, and digital skills for success in society and the workplace.
• Provide learner information for progress reviews and support processes.
• Liaise with Apprenticeship Development Coaches/Apprenticeship Officers for effective learner support.
• Offer guidance on career progression opportunities.
• Facilitate aspects of the induction program and provide class cover when necessary.
• Ensure a safe, inclusive, and positive learning environment, adhering to safeguarding policies.
• Promote health and safety compliance among learners.

Knowledge and Experience: required for the Learning Support and Teaching Assistant
• Experience supporting learners with additional needs in an educational setting
• English and maths qualifications at level 2 or above
• Educated to level 3 or above
• Excellent IT skills, including Office 365 Word and Excel
• Ideally hold a Teachers award or willingness to work towards relevant teaching qualifications (achieved within 9 months)
• Ability to motivate and support learners to overcome barriers to learning
• Ideally holds an Assessors Award and have experience with Apprenticeship delivery

This position is subject to enhanced criminal record and employment checks.
For further information please contact Simon Atkins at Pertemps Newcastle on 0191 3000513