Learning Support Practitioner x3, Stoke-on-Trent

£18,421.72 to £20,477.17 per annum

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 241155

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Do you have what it takes to help turn someone’s life around?

Have you ever considered the challenging but rewarding career of prison education?

Protocol works with one of the largest Offender Learning providers in England to find exceptional Support Staff that have the determination, patience, and compassion to work with those looking for a chance to turn their lives around and gain the skills they need to build a better future for themselves.

Each prison has its own purpose-built OFSTED registered education department, boasting with both fully equipped classrooms for academic subjects and custom assembled workshops for vocational courses. All subjects delivered are fully accredited with a view to the learners gaining recognised qualifications.

We are looking for a Learning Support Practitioner on a full-time, permanent basis at HMYOI Werrington based in Stoke-on-Trent

By applying for this role, you believe that you have both the skills and experience to make a real impact within the lives of people who are looking to turn their life around. You will be passionate, flexible and determined to help support these learners within their education and to support them overcome their own learning barriers.

If you believe you could be the person to make a difference, speak to one of our consultants now!

Please note – the successful candidate will be required to undertake prison security clearance. This is completed at no cost to yourself.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work with tutors/trainers to develop lesson plans to ensure that plans are in place to include all learners and maximise their ability to fulfil their potential as learners
  • Contribute to individual learning plans
  • Contribute to the initial assessment process for learners as required.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience: 

  • To hold or be willing to work towards level 2 qualifications in literacy, numeracy within an agreed timescale
  • To hold or be willing to work towards a level 2 or 3 qualification for Teaching Assistants or SEN specialists within an agreed timescale
  • To have an understanding of how people learn and methods that can be used to enhance a learning experience
  • To have a track record of working effectively with people presenting with challenging behaviour
  • Effective communication & inter-personal skills

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.

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