Academic Instructor : Project Search

Posted 17 May by New College Swindon

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New College Swindon have an exciting opportunity for an Academic Instructor- Project Search to join the team.

Location: Swindon (SN3 1AH)

Salary: £23,207- £28,539 PA

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Hours: 37 Hours PW

About Us:

New College Swindon is a vibrant and dynamic institution, resulting from the merger of New College and Swindon College. Our mission is to provide exceptional teaching, facilities, and guidance support to our students, placing them at the heart of everything we do.

We prioritise their interests and create a supportive environment. Additionally, we value the well-being of our dedicated staff, offering outstanding employment conditions, including competitive salaries, generous holidays, and comprehensive pension schemes.

Academic Instructor - Project Search - The Role:

We've been SEARCHing everywhere for you!

Come join our wonderful Project SEARCH team as an Academic Instructor. In this role, you will be based at Swindon Borough Council working with a small cohort of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) students to support them during their placement at SBC. You will support these learners to bridge the gap between education and employment, and build and maintain strong relationships with other employers such as Swindon Borough Council and Project SEARCH. You will also coordinate and deliver the Project SEARCH programme and providing sessions that embed English and Maths, set inspiring SMART targets to create motivation and ensure all eligible funding is claimed to continue to provide support.

Academic Instructor- Project Search - Key Responsibilities:

- To support the Job Coaches in providing an outstanding provision for both SEND students and employers

- To Support interns to be successful in their employment, provide an appropriate level of support and guidance in the workplace using Systematic Instruction

- Engage with employers to develop appropriate and realistic employment opportunities young people on a Project SEARCH placement

Academic Instructor - Project Search - You:

- To apply for this role, you will need English and Maths at minimum Level 2

- Level 3 certificate for Supported Employment Practitioners or willing to work towards

- Level 4 teaching qualification or willing to work towards

- Hold a minimum Level 3 SEND specialism qualification or equivalent experience

- The suitable candidate may have experience working in an educational system, learning support systems, or as a teaching assistant in the past

Academic Instructor- Project Search- Benefits:

- 25 days holiday entitlement

- 15.9% College pension contribution to LGPS

- Health care cash plan, free car parking

- Discounted Hair & Beauty, on-site gym

- Staff development & training

- Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Safeguarding Statement

New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Application Process

Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible. To apply, you MUST have right to work in the UK.

To submit your application for this exciting Academic Instructor- Project Search opportunity, please click 'Apply’ now.

Required skills

  • Education
  • Special Education
  • Teaching

Reference: 52679216

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