Additional Learning Support Assistant (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Contract | Hales Place, ENGLAND | 12 months | Deadline: 24 Jun 2018
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Hales Place
Kirklees Council

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Job Description


Kirklees Council are advertising this job on behalf of Greenhead College.

Greenhead College is an outstandingly successful Sixth Form College with over 2,300 16-19 year old students following advanced level courses. The College has a long history of exceptional examination results and sits near the top of the national sixth-form college performance tables, meaning it is one of the very best in the country. Since 1999 the College has been a Beacon College and a ‘Centre of Excellence’. There is a very happy and supportive atmosphere; staff and students are mutually positive about education, which is major factor in the College’s ongoing success.

The College wishes to appoint an Additional Learning Support Assistant to provide both one to one support and group study skills for learners with ASD, enabling students to develop independent learning strategies appropriate for A-Level studies.

Applications are sought from individuals who have the ability to use a range of approaches to motivate learners to achieve their full potential. Additional training or continued professional development in the area of dyslexia would be highly desirable, although not essential. The full list of criteria required for this role can be found within the person specification attached. Please indicate how you meet this criteria when completing your application.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please complete and submit the following documents:

  • Greenhead College application form;
  • Equality and Diversity form;
  • Criminal Convictions form;
  • A supporting letter of application, with CV, if you consider it useful.

All applications should be submitted to Jessica Norcliffe, Human Resources Manager, Greenhead College, Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, HD1 4ES, or if you prefer, electronically as an email attachment to

The closing date for applications is Sunday 24 June 2018.

If you apply and are unsuccessful in being called to interview, can we thank you in advance for your time and trouble in making this application.  Due to time constraints it would be impossible to respond to everyone individually - we hope that you will understand.

Greenhead College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. Greenhead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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