To enable and support young people with additional needs to be successful on their chosen course.  Ability to work in a variety of curriculum areas and flexibility across the week to ensure appropriate cover.

Ability/experience of supporting students to develop their communication and social skills would be an advantage.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • To provide effective support to students on a range of programmes with individuals with differing needs to enable them to meet their learning objectives.
  • To work with identified students in supporting the delivery of the objectives as set out in individual Education and Health Care Plans.
  • To support learners in or out of class, on work placements and during lunch and break times as required to ensure the safety of the students.
  • To check equipment used by learners and report any requirements to teaching staff to ensure efficient, safe and effective use of resources.
  • To liaise with teaching staff regarding the needs of individual learners, and assist in the preparation of teaching materials to ensure effective learning.
  • To assist with assessment where appropriate and support the delivery of access arrangements for summative examinations if required to ensure there are no barriers to the learner achieving their full potential.
  • To participate in team meetings and staff development to ensure maintenance of professional standards and responsibilities and the continuous quality improvement of the area.
  • To record support and progress made on the College’s student database.

Benefits of working for us:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted hair and beauty treatments
  • Onsite café
  • 30 days annual leave for Business Support colleagues and 40 days for Academic colleagues, plus 2 weeks at Christmas
  • Employee Assistance Programme and occupational health
  • Excellent pension schemes
  • Cycle to work
  • Retail discounts
  • Learning and development
  • Continuing Professional Development
Macclesfield College


Organisation: Macclesfield College

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire

Salary: £9.50 per hour, Term Time only - up to 37 hours per week

Posted date: 24/10/2021

Closing Date: 31/10/2021