ALS Learning Support Worker – Stroud, Gloucestershire

ALS Learning Support Worker

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College

Stroud, Gloucestershire


ALS Learning Support Worker (Stroud)

Job Information:

Reference: REQ000731
Location: Stroud Campus
FTE Salary: Up to £20,976

Actual Salary- £17,007.57

(Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience)
Contract Type: Permanent, Part-Time
Working Hours: Up to 30 hours per week

SGS is an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

What SGS can offer you:

  • You will become part of the wider SGS family receiving ongoing support for your personal & professional development, which includes a College Course Contribution Voucher of £250 for all staff, 25% tuition discount for immediate family of SGS employees, and up to 75�ediscounts with University of Gloucestershire
  • Academic roles benefit significantly by their access to the teachers pension scheme, with generous employer contributions of over 23%
  • Corporate roles benefit significantly by their access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, with generous employer contributions and the resultant access on retirement, to a secure, flexible and generous pension, accessible from the age of 55
  • A proven commitment to supporting flexible working practices
  • Access to ‘My Lifestyle’ discounted shopping benefits, cycle to work scheme and a Technology Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Free car parking at all campuses
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources
  • Subsidised onsite catering services
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact within the community and on learners’ lives

South Gloucestershire & Stroud Collegehas an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE’s and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our first inspection.

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Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To support students in achieving their goals and qualifications in an agreed range of settings
  • To work collaboratively with teaching staff and others to support learner progress and achievement through 1:1 or group support in an agreed range of settings
  • To supervise the students during the times when they are not directly supervised by lecturing staff (e.g. breaks, lunch times and assisting with transport arrangements.)
  • To assist the students with any personal care needs as appropriate
  • To adapt/modify some curriculum materials as necessary.
  • To promote equality and diversity.
  • To work closely with the Deputy Education Support Managers, Education Support Manager and teaching staff to identify ongoing support needs of one or more identified learners in the college environment
  • Attend team meetings, curriculum meetings, tutorials and review meetings where appropriate.
  • Complete and submit compulsory documentation in a timely manner
  • To be a positive role model for all staff and students
  • Any other duties required by line manager from time to time

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

  • Good standard of general education including Maths and English at GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent), or willingness to upskill.
  • Experience of working with young people and/or adults with a range of barriers to learning or demonstrated passion for change in career
  • Ability to Show initiative
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to adapt to different situations and individuals

Please apply online by: Rolling recruitment shortlisting will be done periodically  

Expected Interview Date: To be confirmed

The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory DBS Enhanced certificate as a requirement of the job.