Bank/Casual Education Learning Support Practitioner in Minehead, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • Minehead
  • Posted 12 months ago

The Aurora Group

Location: Minehead, Somerset

Salary: £11.00 – £12.00 per hour + 13% holiday pay

Hours: Flexible shifts to suit you

Welcome to Foxes Academy, a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead. Foxes is a very special place.

We believe in changing lives and giving our students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future. Our aim is to equip our young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.

The main purpose of the role:

As one of our Education Learning Support Practitioners your role will be to assist our students during a range of sessions within our residential houses, classrooms and at Foxes Hotel. Your role is to help achieve our mission which is to equip young adults with learning disabilities to find sustainable employment in the hospitality sector and to live independently.

Our bank staff are able to choose what shift they want to take on, giving them a great deal of flexibility

Key duties:

  • You will have high expectations of all students, and to constantly challenge and stretch each student at every opportunity.

  • To support the students in their learning, enabling them to reach their full potential.

  • To professionally and effectively support with managing student behaviour, seeking further advice and guidance where appropriate.

  • Support every student to make progress in each session under the guidance of the tutor, and to assist the tutor in ensuring this progress is recorded, evidenced and evaluated effectively and efficiently.

  • To be able to creatively produce resources that will support student progress.

  • Respect the privacy (confidentiality) and dignity of all students and at all times adhere to the equality and diversity policy.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

For the full job description and break down of duties, please contact Adele from the recruitment team [email protected]

Successful candidate qualities:

  • Experience in a similar role desirable but training can be provided for the right candidate

  • Experience of working within a hospitality setting, either Front of House or Food Preparation

  • Experience in supporting in the care or education industry

  • Desirable an understanding of working with people with a disability

  • Level 2 in English and Maths

  • (Desirable) Level 3 qualification in education

For more information on this position please contact 07918 144908 / [email protected]

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

Job ID: 2023-4005

External Company URL: https://www.the-aurora-group.com/

Address Line 1: Foxes Fields

Post End Date: 16/06/2023

Work from home: No


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