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Learning Support Officer (Learning Facilitator) (Hourly Paid)

Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to appoint part time Learning Facilitators at the Warrington Campus. We have varying part time hours available. This role is to help learners with additional learning needs develop independent learning skills and reach their potential in and outside the classroom. The post holders need to be pro-active, flexible and motivated to inspire learners to grow, achieve and develop.

As the successful candidate will be starting mid-way through the academic year, this post will be hourly paid from the agreed start date to mid July 2024. Subject to a successful probationary review the intention is for this post to become permanent from September 2024.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Free, on-site parking
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

The college is proud to hold the Gold accreditation in the Investors in People framework. We have been assessed against the criteria of Leading, Supporting and Improving, and the Gold award means that the college has the right principles in place, and our people and leaders demonstrate a commitment to best practice, people management and personal development.

Sustainability is a key priority for Warrington & Vale Royal College and we are committed to raising awareness and the implementation of sustainable practices in all aspects of college life. Sustainability principles are embedded across the college, and our sustainability action plan and committee is led by senior leaders to ensure that this remains a key focus.

Suitable candidates should have 5 GCSEs grade 4 or above, including Maths and English, and a Level 3 qualification. It would be desirable that candidates hold, or be willing to work towards, relevant qualifications. Experience of team working, the ability to support students in a learning environment, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and Prohibition check.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford

This post closes on 3rd March 2024.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested in this post please submit your application as soon as possible.

Learning Facilitator Job Description