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Part-Time Hourly Paid Inclusive Learning Advisor - Witton

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

Do you share our high aspirations for young people across the North West?

Are you an experienced practitioner who could provide learning support to students presenting with learning difficulties, disabilities or a challenging background, or those with neurodiverse profiles, all with amazing talents and their dreams to fulfil?

Are you keen to join a group of warm and friendly colleagues based at our Witton Park, Blackburn campus?

You may have experience working with young people in an educational, caring or youth work setting…

You may have a passion for the outdoors, and the knowledge and skills to help students to gain qualifications in an amazing range of courses . Myerscough offers courses including: Equine Studies , Horticulture, Animal Care, Engineering, Arboriculture, Sports Studies , Green Space and Foundation Learning.

You may have particular expertise in supporting literacy and numeracy or working with young people who need extra help to develop basic skills…You may be able to build the skills and self- belief that enable a young person to successfully enter the world of work.

If so, we would love to hear from you!

These posts are for Part-Time Hourly Paid Inclusive Learning Advisors [ ILA’s]

Currently these are term time only roles, although the College is keen to establish more permanent roles in the future. We are on a drive to ensure excellence in support practices and to offer more specialist roles to meet the needs and aspirations of our growing numbers of learners with SEND and neurodiverse profiles.

This post could well be an opportunity to try out a new career or share some well-honed transferable skills to help inspire local young people. You would be joining the college at a time of exciting change!

Why join us? 

We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students? We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK. 

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers. 

Please note that as part of our commitment to safeguarding our students, our background screening checks include limited online searches. Online searches will only be undertaken in respect of the successful candidate, as a pre-conditional term of our job offer.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the People team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Hours
Part Time Hourly Paid, Fixed term
Department
Inclusive Learning
Location
Blackburn, Witton
Salary
£11.78 per hour, Rate of pay includes an element of holiday pay
Reference No
PTHPWi-113
Closing Date
Monday 11 March 2024
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