Learning Facilitators (Part-Time)

Hours: Part-Time (Term time only, 36 weeks per year) various hours available
Salary: £14,909.86 per annum (pro rata for part-time hours)
Closing date: 13/08/2020

About Us:

Macclesfield College is a leading provider of Further Education and Higher Education in the North West of England. Macclesfield College is part of a modern, inspiring campus providing education to learners of all ages and abilities. Based in East Cheshire, the College offers free secure campus parking and excellent transport links.

Recognised as a ‘Good’ College at its November 2017 Ofsted inspection. Our mission is simple- “Empowerment through learning”.

Macclesfield College has just been confirmed as the overall best- performing FE institution within the key Cheshire and Warrington sub-region, according to the latest statistics published in the National Achievement Rate Tables.

Furthermore on 5th April 2019, Macclesfield College was proud to be awarded winners of the ‘Business and Education’ category of the East Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Awards.

The Role:

The college is looking for proactive, confident and enthusiastic Learning Facilitators to work on a part-time basis, to complement the Student Services team in offering the right support for young people with additional needs, ensuring they are successful in their chosen course. You will support groups and/or individual students who have been assessed and identified as requiring additional learning and support.

You will need to be a good communicator with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of people at all levels. The post-holder will need to be well organised and possess good time management skills and problem solving skills, whilst having the ability to work on your own initiative.

You will be committed and motivated by the shared values of the College and will have recent and successful experience of working with learners aged from a diverse age range and recent and successful experience of working with people with a range of disabilities and learning needs.

In addition, as part of the role you may also be required to assist students, with their personal care needs and mobility between lessons.

For further information about this role and the skills, experience and qualities required, please view the job description and person specification attached to this advert.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and receipt of satisfactory references.

The College is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from members of ethnic minority groups.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 13th August 2020.

To apply, simply complete and return the application forms below.

We look forward to receiving your application.