Education Support Assistant (Newtownabbey)

Job Description

A brilliant opportunity has just opened up for an Education Support Assistant, to join our client, a well-known Further Education College in Newtownabbey. Our client requires an experienced learning support candidate to support the organisation on an ongoing temporary basis.
Vanrath are delighted to be working alongside our client, a well-known Further Education College based in Newtownabbey.

The Ideal Person

  • Minimum of NVQ Level 3 qualification or equivalent in an appropriate subject
  • GCSE English Language (Grade A-C) OR Essential Skills Level 2 or higher in Communication or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths (Grades A-C) OR Essential Skills Level 2 or higher in Application of number, OR NICATS Access Maths modules
  • A minimum of 12 months' experience working one to one with young people or adults in a FE and/or HE environment
  • Recent experience of supporting individuals with a disability and/or additional barriers to learning
  • Recent experience of delivering study skills in an educational or training environment
  • Ability to travel between campuses

As Education Support Assistant you will:

  • Provide in-class one to one or small group support to learners
  • Understand barriers to learning
  • Provide support to students in literacy, numeracy, communication and IT skills
  • Cover a variety of issues including challenging behaviour
  • Make necessary reasonable adjustments
  • Provide Progress reports on students
  • Organise drop-in sessions where learners can discuss particular issues

For further information on this vacancy, or any other role in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.

Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.

Our consultants are sector specific and have an in-depth knowledge of, and experience in, their respective fields. Put simply, they are the best in the business! We continually monitor trends and developments within the market to ensure we provide the very highest quality advice and support to our clients and candidates.