Are you looking for a fulfilling career supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within a vibrant college environment?
Then come and join our friendly and supportive team, feel inspired by our students and support them to achieve their dreams and aspirations.
As a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Support Assistant, you will be supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. It is an exciting role where no two days are the same! This could mean you are shopping within the local community with a student in the morning and then returning to the fully equipped flat support them to prepare a snack, or notetaking in a level two business class.
Whilst we value qualifications and experience we are keen to attract staff who share our passion and place the student at the heart of what they do, who have a caring nature but wish to support and promote opportunities to enable students to develop their independence. We are a student-centred team who are passion in supporting students to reach their full potential and achieve their aspirations, we are looking for staff who share our passion.
If you are interested in supporting students to gain the most from their college experience and wish to contribute to their development as individuals we would love to hear from you!
This is role is contracted on an hourly paid basis in which we can offer flexibility, as such it is an excellent step-stone into this area of work. We have opportunities at our Bedford and Shuttleworth campuses and look forward to hearing from you.
Successful candidates must also be able to demonstrate alignment to our organisational values:
Further details of the safeguarding requirements and essential criteria for the post can found within the Job Description.
The Bedford College Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to thorough vetting process which includes, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. The Bedford College Group’s policy on Employment of Ex-Offenders is attached to this vacancy.
Candidates who are barred from working with children are reminded it is a criminal offence to apply for this post.
What is an Associate?
Associates work on a short term basis as assigned. They teach or provide support services and they work with and are supported by core staff. As an Associate you will be issued with an Associate agreement, under this Agreement period you will be eligible to work on assignments offered to you. Typically an agreement runs from January to December and may be renewed thereafter.
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