Windsor Forest Colleges Group are looking for a Learning and Support Assistant to join the team at Langley College.
The Windsor Forest Colleges Group (TWFCG) is a leading education provider in the South-East. Our staff work across 4 main campuses at Langley, Windsor, Strodes-Egham, and Berkshire College of Agriculture-Maidenhead. Our teams place the learner at the heart of all we do and in our state-of-the-art learning environments we are proud to deliver education and training to a diverse group of students and businesses each year.
Our mission is to inspire ambition and make a positive difference to lives through learning. We are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping us to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities, and businesses. In return, we offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where everyone’s skills and ideas are valued and respected.
This role is based at our Langley College campus; the centre for our main vocational and technical courses including Apprenticeships, Adult Education and HE. We deliver an innovative curriculum with superb specialist facilities including latest industry standard equipment, workshops, and studios.
Learning Support Assistant - Maths
As a Learning Support Assistant, you will work with lecturers in the delivery of the curriculum. You will support learners with literacy and numeracy and any barriers to learning that students may have.
You will establish a supportive relationship with learners, enabling effective delivery of responsibilities, including promoting and reinforcing students’ self-esteem. You will also assist the lecturer in the supervision of students to ensure standards of work and behaviour are maintained.
A natural communicator and proven motivator, you will thrive on student interaction and utilise your knowledge and experience to help each student achieve their full potential.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about student welfare and enthusiastic about supporting learners to grow and succeed. You will need to hold a minimum of level 2 in English and Mathematics (or equivalent). You will need to show that you have previous experience of working with students within an educational setting.
Please note that this is a Term Time 38 weeks Only Role.
For further details on this role please refer to the attached job description/person specification.
Our staff benefit from:
- Excellent work/life balance
- Excellent career progression opportunities for ambitious staff
- Access to a wide range of subsidised leisure courses
- Access to excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- Free on-site parking at all sites
- Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans
- Family friendly policies to support Work Life Balance
- On-site Costa.
- Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and discounted hair and beauty treatments at The Salon at Langley College
Please be advised that the vacancy will close on Friday 2nd December 2022.
Please note that candidates will be shortlisted and interviews held on a rolling basis.
To apply please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.
Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.
Langley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.