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Learning Facilitator

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Learning Facilitator for September 2020 or ASAP

  • Fixed term and permanent contracts available
  • Hours are negotiable, although full time is preferable for consistency.

The role of a leaning facilitator is to work with pupils of all abilities, including those with special educational needs alongside their lead teacher to ensure they are able to access the national curriculum and progress adequately. As a learning facilitator at the school, you will be required to work with students who have physical disabilities and may need help with mobility, those who need support academically and students where English is not their first language.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Assisting students with their educational and social development, on an individual and group basis
  • Providing support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Assisting teachers with the maintenance of student records
  • Building and maintaining successful relationships with students, whilst treating them with respect and consideration
  • Provide expertise to deliver a personalised curriculum for each pupil’s learning
  • Work together with families and other agencies to ensure every pupil is valued, challenged and supported
  • Have the highest expectation that every pupil will make sustained academic and personal progress
  • Ensure that every pupil is ready for the next steps in their learning and is supported to participate in, and contribute to, life in modern Britain

Teaching Personnel are working with many academies in the Portsmouth area who are looking to recruit for September. Portsmouth is excellently located for commuters with many accessible train stations and bus stops throughout the city. You will find most secondary schools within minutes walking distance of a bus stop or train station.

To apply for the role, you should be an organised and responsible person with a good work ethic and who is passionate about improving the lives of young people. The role would be ideal for a graduate who is looking to gain experience before applying for a PGCE or someone who has prior experience working with young people within an SEN environment or Secondary mainstream school. 

Minimum criteria: You will have a GCSE minimum grade C or equivalent functional skills in English and Maths.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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