Teaching Support Assistant English and Maths

Milton keynes  |  Education

Milton Keynes College has an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Support Assistant to join our team. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic teaching support team, committed to enhancing the learning experience for our students.

The Learning Support department at Milton Keynes College is a critical team providing effective and timely support for our students.

Due to the staff’s talent and dedication to students, the support received helps learners to achieve and progress, making a real difference to their lives and future opportunities.

As part of the Maths and English team as a Teaching Support Assistant you will be working supporting students to achieve their goals in their studies. Some support may also take place in our ESOL department.

More about the rewards

  • Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Just Add Fuel Car Salary Exchange Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • On-site Early Years Nursery
  • Discounts within The Graduate Salon and The Brasserie restaurant, based at Bletchley Campus
  • Continued Professional Development Opportunities
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Free Parking at our main campuses
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
  • Plus many more

As a successful candidate you will have…

  • Hold an NVQ level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or be willing to work towards one
  • Have literacy and numeracy skills to a minimum of level 2 in maths and English
  • Have proven experience of working in a teaching and learning environment
  • Experience of establishing appropriate relationships with people with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities and being a positive role model
  • Have the flexibility to support lecturers across a range of subject and curriculum areas
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to establish a rapport with young people
  • To be able to work independently and demonstrate initiative
  • To be able to contribute, participate and share in the responsibility for the development of the Department’s work
  • Have well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Have a strong awareness and understanding of equal opportunities and the ability to translate these into effective action

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 28 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.

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Milton Keynes College is a committed “safer recruitment” employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions.

The College is proactively committed to Sustainable Development through the learning opportunities it delivers, its management of resources and its engagement with communities

To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.

Organisation
Milton Keynes College
Reference
MKO905
Contract Type
Full Time, HMP Birmingham, Part Time
Salary
16033 - 25706 Pro Rata
Expiry Date
24/08/2017
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