• Lleoliad: Swansea, SA2 9EB
  • Testun: Cymorth
  • Oriau: Part time
  • Cytundeb: Cyfnod penodol
  • Math o gyflog: Fesul awr
  • Salary Range: £10.00 - £12.00
  • Iaith: Saesneg

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Educational Support Officer

Coleg Gwyr Abertawe
About us:

Gower College Swansea is one of the largest colleges in Wales with a strong reputation for high quality teaching and learning. We have six campuses across the city with over 4,500 full time learners and 10,000 part time learners. We currently have a turnover of over £50 million making us a major employer in the region with approximately 1,000 staff.

At Gower College Swansea we are passionate about investing in our staff and looking after their wellbeing to ensure they feel supported in work and also at home.

The role:

To provide support to students with Additional Learning Needs (ALN) in line with the Additional Learning Needs Educational Tribunal (ALNET) Act to ensure that the college vision and commitment to learner experience is delivered effectively through meeting targets in order to maximise benefits to learners and help them to achieve their full potential.
  • Fixed-term until 31st August 2024
  • £11.25 per hour
  • Tycoch Campus, SA2
Please indicate in your application which vacancy/vacancies you would like to express an interest in:
  • Position A: 27.5 hours per week (term-time, 36 weeks per annum)
  • Postion B: 19.5 hours per week (term-time, 36 weeks per annum)
  • Position C: 13 hours per week (term-time, 36 weeks per annum)
Key Responsibilities:
  • To participate in and support students with additional learning needs in the provision of educational programmes as instructed by the lecturers
  • To assist in the manual handling of students with personal care requirements in accordance with the individual care plan
  • To liaise with students, families/carers, local authorities and college staff to assess and monitor the implementation of the transition plans
  • To support / supervise students in the classroom in the absence of the Lecturer at meal times, at morning registration, end of the day and free periods
About you:
  • Maths and English GCSE A-C grade or equivalent
  • Previous experience working with students with additional learning needs
  • Good understanding of the complex needs and barriers to learning faced by learners with ALN
Benefits for you:
  • 5.66 weeks annual leave
  • A Local Government Pension Scheme with an average employer contribution of 21% (2023)
  • 2 staff well-being days
  • Free parking
  • View more benefits here:
We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our organisation.

If you wish to continue your application journey using Welsh Language, please visit our Cymraeg site. We encourage Welsh Language applications as we recognise the importance of delivering services in Welsh, and the need to grow our bilingual workforce.

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).