Classroom Assistant – Traineeships


£16,900 - £17,329 per annum

Closing Date:26/01/2018

Classroom Assistant – Traineeships
Salary £16,900 - £17,329 per annum
12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Coleg Cambria is one of the UK’s largest colleges employing more than 1450 staff in over five campuses, all conveniently located in North East Wales, offering easy accessibility from within North Wales, Shropshire, Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire.

Joining our Work-Based Learning directorate, the Classroom Assistant will support the work of the Employability Mentors in the delivery of the Traineeship Programme in accordance with the prescribed programme specification.

Establishing productive working relationships with learners and acting as a role model, setting high expectations, you will support the Employability Mentors in assessing their needs and use detail knowledge and specialist skills to support learning. Promoting inclusion and acceptance within the learning environment, you will encourage learners to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage in all learner activities. Recognising and responding to learners’ individual needs, you will provide feedback in relation to progress and achievement, promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self-reliance.

We are looking for a pro-active and self-motivated individual who is eager to learn and develop new skills. Educated to GCSE standard in English and Maths at grade C or above, you will have previous experience of a learning support role and have effective and successful management of time and resource to meet challenging targets.

With excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, you will respond to change in a positive manner and have an appreciation of the importance of having empathy with service users.

The post is based at our Deeside site however on occasion you may need to work at our other sites. A full driving licence and own vehicle with business use insurance cover is essential.

The ability to speak fluent Welsh is desirable.

A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position.

Closing Date: 26/01/2018