Newcastle Upon Tyne

Communication and Learning Support Assistant

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time

£21,575 - £22,777 per annum (£10,787 - £11,388 actual salary for 18.5 hours)

Newcastle City Learning is seeking to recruit a motivated, inspirational and committed Communication & Learning Support Assistant for its Programmes for Young People and LLDD provision.

Applicants must have the knowledge and experience of working with 16 -19 year old learners, Learners with Learning difficulties/disabilities and be able to develop good working relationships with their learners to ensure they remain motivated and engaged within their programme of study. Knowledge and application of BSL is essential for this post.

You must have passion, drive and determination to enable learners to progress and reach their full potential.

It is expected all staff will embed wider skills including English, maths, ICT and digital skills, British Values, Safeguarding and PREVENT, equality and diversity to ensure that learners maximise their understanding and application within their working and personal lives

Use of own vehicle, current valid driving licence, or access to mobility transport and a willingness to travel are essential for this role. Please note teaching qualifications are also an essential requirement for this role.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

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Closing date:

2 December 2022

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