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    Learning Support Assistant (SEND)

    Location:  Weybridge with some travel to Ashford
    Salary:  £15,221
    Post Type:  Full Time Term Time
    Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Thursday 07 July 2022
    Interview Date:  To be confirmed
    Reference:  SK230LSA-R


    Position: Learning Support Assistant

    Salary: £15,221.02 Actual salary (based on full time equivalent £18,515.02 per annum)

    Hours/Contract: 37 hours per week/ Term time only

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Location: The post holder will be required to work flexibly across all campuses, according to department needs

    Closing date: 7th July 2022

    Interview date:  TBC

    Brooklands College is a Further Education College with two campuses based in Weybridge and Ashford.  We pride ourselves on providing innovative and effective programmes for learners of all abilities.

    Are you passionate about supporting students to their potential?

    We are an established provider of good quality College and School Links courses for young people and adults with learning difficulties and emotional/behavioural difficulties.  Brooklands College is committed to supporting students with a wide range of needs including dyslexia, autism and physical and sensory needs. We are looking for a LSA to provide support to student/s for the duration of their course.

    You must have a positive attitude towards disability and learning difficulties and sensitivity towards individual needs and be willing to undergo training as required.  An understanding of the needs of learners with learning difficulties and disabilities is essential and previous classroom-based experience would be an advantage.

    You should be a good communicator and have empathy for the learners.  Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills are essential and an understanding of the needs of learners with learning difficulties and disabilities. Previous classroom-based experience would be an advantage.

    We are looking for individuals who can work between the hours of 8.45am - 5.30pm.  

    Working as part of a team of LSAs, you will be required to support learners in class, 1:1 or in a small group.  You will be expected to support learners working at a range of levels from Entry to L3 across all curriculum areas, and so a flexible approach is essential.

    At Brooklands College we have a vibrant, sociable working environment with a real sense of working at the heart of the local community. We offer a generous benefits package, including: -

    What’s in it for you:

    • Pension (TPS or LGPS)
    • Generous holiday entitlement
    • Staff well-being and fitness resources
    • CPD courses and training to enhance your skills and provide strong career progression
    • Financial benefits and discounts
      • Cycle to work scheme
      • Discounted gym membership
      • Health cash plan
      • Hair and Beauty 
    • Brooks Café open daily, serving hot and cold food
    • Employee recognition schemes: - Celebration Day and Brooklands Value Awards
    • Free on-site parking
    • Flexible working

    Brooklands College is dedicated to being a place of work where people with diverse cultures and backgrounds are welcome. We believe that having equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and learners embody the essence of what Brooklands College is about.

    The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

    Agencies need not apply.

    About Us

    We are a Further Education College that serves the community of Surrey. We have three campuses that are closely located to the town centres of Weybridge and Ashford, with very good local transport links and train links to London.

    Approximately 2,000 leaners choose to study with us each year, either to start or enhance their career pathway or broaden their skills and knowledge for their own professional development.

    With an Ofsted rating of Good (2019), this is an excellent place to study.

    Brooklands College’s values underpin the mission and aims of the College and shape the culture and behaviours that will support aspiration and achievement.

    The College values are:

    Respect and Compassion

    Integrity

    Innovation

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

    These values were developed by College employees to support the whole College community in our drive for excellence.

    Brooklands College and the Brooklands Estate has a rich and fascinating history.  This is particularly relating to the Locke King family, which through its pioneering contribution to British motor racing and aviation made the name and the reputation of Brooklands famous throughout the world.

    Brooklands College reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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    The College is committed to safeguarding to ensure the safety of young people and vulnerable adults. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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