Barnsley College

  • £13.68 per hour
  • South Yorkshire / Yorkshire
  • Variable Hours
  • Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Instructor –Barnsley College – Variable hours – £13.68 per hour

Do you want the opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of a busy  department?

We have a brand new, fantastic opportunity for two Instructors to join the Department of Learning for Living and Work, specialist provision for young people with SEND at Barnsley College. No previous experience of teaching is required for this post, as we welcome applications from experienced and newly qualified candidates.

Working for the college

When you join us, you can expect to benefit from “The Barnsley College Advantage”. This is the advantage of:

  • Being supported to achieve your personal and professional goals
  • A range of flexible working opportunities
  • Autonomy, Empowerment and Accountability
  • Short and Long Term development commitments
  • Access to experiencing work in a range of areas
  • Working in a Value and Behaviour led organisation
  • Reward and Recognition
  • Having your voice heard at every level
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Support

This includes:

  • Substantial annual leave entitlement (Up to 55 days per year including bank and public holidays)
  • Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Considerable staff investment through funded CPD opportunities, regular staff development training and paid volunteering days
  • Career advancement opportunities with tailored support for staff to progress
  • Access to health cash plans as members of the Westfield Health Scheme or Health Shield
  • College gym membership with onsite facilities
  • Access to a free GP helpline
  • Supporting employee mental health through access to free counselling services and the Foundations App
  • Discounts schemes for greener travel including Northern Rail, Trainline and Cycle to Work
  • Free Microsoft Office 365 for personal use on up to five machines
  • Access to discounted hair and beauty therapies at our onsite salon
  • On site subsidised Starbucks and food outlets offering a variety of dining options
  • Exclusive discounts and cashback for retail, dining and leisure

Learning for Living and Work
Variable hours contract
£13.68 per hour

Our team of highly talented, professional and committed staff, provide education and emotional development support for over 100 students with Educational Health Care Plans. Our new Instructor will ideally have experience within a similar setting with young people or adults with profound and complex educational needs, although this is not essential as training and support will be provided. The department offers bespoke, accredited and RARPA educational programmes for young people from pre-entry to Level 1, which aim to progress students on to higher level study, future independence and the world of work.

We are looking for an Instructor with the passion and motivation to support students with SEND. You will work with classroom sizes of no more than 12 students, where Support Workers are present in every class to support students with their engagement, participation, motivation and behaviour. Our new Instructor will deliver a curriculum around developing life and employability skills at entry level, as well as practical Maths and English skills development. Some learners also have individual learning targets based on confidence building, community-based learning, practical activities etc.

We will provide the support and mentorship for the right candidate. We are looking for a professional where previous experience could have included working as – Support Worker, Teaching Assistant, HLTA or Primary School Educator. If you’re looking to join a team that cares about their staff wellbeing, values their personal development and works with them to have a positive impact on student experience, please submit your application for review.

Please note you will be directed to the Barnsley College website to complete your application. Closing date for applications Monday 22nd July 2024 – We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from DBS.

Please be aware that it is a Criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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