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Senior Learning Support Practitioner – D/deaf

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Senior Learning Support Practitioner – D/deaf

Salary: £26,657.24 to £28,784.82 per annum (pro rata of £30,722.00 to £33,174.00 per annum) including London Weighting

Grade: Grade 5, Scale point 11 to 14

Contract Type: Full-time

Hours: Full-time, 36 hours per week, Term-time only

We are looking to recruit a Senior Learning Support Practitioner with responsibility for students who are D/deaf. You will take a lead role, working alongside a team of Learning Support Practitioners to develop and deliver outstanding support for learners across the college who are D/deaf, ensuring strategies which take full account of their individual needs.

You will be experienced in supporting students who are D/deaf ideally with a minimum of BSL L2. For those without a formal qualification the college is willing to support your qualification and career progression in line with the needs of the role.

You will also have knowledge and experience of assisting students with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities in a variety of teaching and learning environments.

If you are passionate about supporting learners to achieve their full potential, then we would love to hear from you.

The College combines great facilities with quality teaching and high standards, including a multi-million pound building, providing state of the art technology enabled learning resource centre, drama studio and café.

We will offer you a warm welcome to NewVIc – a place where all ambitions are celebrated. As one of the largest sixth form colleges in London, we are a non-selective, diverse and secular college, proud to have launched over 50,000 young people onto university, training and employment since we were founded in 1992.

The College is currently graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and ‘Outstanding’ for our provision of personal development, behaviour and welfare.

We are very proud to be a three-time silver award winner at the Pearson National Teaching Awards, where in 2020, we made history by becoming the first ever provider to win two awards in a single year.

We believe that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society – small changes that add up to make the world a better place.

Our motto is: Diverse in Ambition, United in Success

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, onsite parking, cycle to work, onsite canteen, TECH Scheme, Eye Care support and full access to the onsite gym.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

This role will be starting as soon as possible depending on the notice period for successful candidates.

Closing date: 23:59, Sunday 25 February 2024


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