Team Leader - Additional Learning Support

Sparsholt College, Hampshire

37 hours per week for 42 weeks per year (paid for 47.5 weeks to include holiday entitlement)

£21,213 - £22,508 pro rata

Sparsholt College comprises 2 campuses – our land-based College site near Winchester and our Tertiary site in Andover. This post relates to our Andover campus -  which largely serves our local Andover community; with some students coming to us from Wiltshire (mainly Salisbury) as well as nearby Test Valley locations.

The Andover campus has a strong community identity and is renowned for the care and support it offers our students. The ALS team at Andover comprises of an experienced, dedicated and committed team of staff – and this includes a healthy mix of new arrivals and longer standing personnel. The team works across the entire curriculum offer (from foundation to Level 3 ie. A Levels, BTEC) and has strong and effective working relationships with all academic departments.

The successful candidate will be joining a well-established team at a time of genuine challenge within the FE sector and will be someone who thrives on variety, responsibility and making a difference to the lives of young people.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the first line management of a team of Learning Support Assistants as well as having some timetabled duties of an LSA assisting individual learners to realise their learning goals and full potential. 

Closing Date: 25 September 2017

College Benefits:

  • Eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (a defined benefit pension scheme).
  • Death benefit grant of 3 X salary if in the pension scheme.
  • Free on- site parking.
  • Car Care Scheme.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme.
  • Occupational Maternity Pay Scheme.
  • Flexible Working Policy.
  • Holiday entitlement of 42 days plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part-time staff).
  • Child Care Vouchers.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Scheme.
  • On-site gym at the Sparsholt campus (membership £100 per year).
  • Free gym classes.
  • You Make the Difference Staff nomination scheme.
  • Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, flowers, fruit & vegetables, fish, venison and turkey.
  • Access to discounted hair and beauty treatments at the Andover campus.
  • Discounted admission to Marwell Zoo.
  • Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications.
  • Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices.

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider.

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