Salary: Grade 4 £22,413 - £25,130
35 hours per week
Monday – Friday
Fixed Term Post – 12 months
West Lothian College seeks to appoint a Support for Learning Assistant to deliver support for learning in a variety of settings across the college curriculum. The successful post holder will be based in curriculum centres supporting learning in the classroom
Ideally you should possess a qualification at SCQF Level 7 or above but consideration will be given to suitable applicants who are prepared to undertake such training. You should have considerable experience in supporting learners in a variety of settings. It would be an advantage to have a qualification or experience of diagnosing and supporting dyslexia, supporting learners on the autistic spectrum, BSL or supporting learners with mental health issues
To succeed in this role you will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to be supportive to each individual learner’s circumstances and learning style. A key aspect of this role is to identify support needs and make referrals. Whilst this role will provide individual support to students on a 1-1 basis, the majority of the role will be conducted in a group situation, within a classroom setting.
Our benefits package for staff includes a career average salary pension scheme, generous leave entitlement and extensive professional development opportunities.
In order to encourage people with disabilities to consider working for us, the College is a Disability Confident Employer. West Lothian College commits to employ and retain disabled people.
Closing date for applications is Thursday the 27th of July 2017.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 17 August 2017.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
“Committed to promoting equality & diversity”
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk