£15,807 – £18,006 per annum pro rata
37.5 hours per week. Term time only.
Fixed term until July 2018
Wednesday 4th October
About the role:
We are now looking for a Youth Learning Support Worker to provide support, advice and guidance to vulnerable, “At Risk” learners with identified support needs and educational, health care plans at our Manchester college. The learners needs are varied and we are looking for someone who can support with the following:
- Mental Health and Well-being
- Behavioural difficulties
This highly interactive role involves supporting and mentoring students to develop their studying and group work skills, as well as helping them build self-esteem and confidence. As a good relationship builder you will work closely with your colleagues to continually provide feedback on your student’s progress and assist them in creating lesson plans inclusive of effective support strategies.
The ideal candidate will have…..
- Qualified to at least Level 3 (A Level).
- Hold a minimum of Level 2 qualification (GCSE) in English and Mathematics.
Hold a Coaching / Mentoring /Teaching or Youth Work qualification.
Training in supporting autistic learners would be of a distinct advantage.
Experience and Skills:
Experience of working or volunteering with Young People and / or Vulnerable Adults with autism.
Good levels of Maths and English ability.
An awareness and understanding of issues relating to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of Young People and / or Vulnerable Adults, in accordance with current legislation.
A good level of IT skills, including Microsoft Office packages.
Strong coaching, mentoring and problem solving skills.
Excellent communication and time management skills.
Flexible, creative and solution focussed approach to completing tasks.
Empathy with Young People and / or Vulnerable Adults.
Experience of forming and maintaining appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with Young People and / or Vulnerable Adults.
Ability to display emotional resilience when faced with challenging behaviours.
Experience of working within an Educational setting.
Experience of working with Safeguarding issues and concerns.
Experience of personal caseload management.
Experience of facilitating and / or contributing to Multi Agency meetings.