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Support Worker

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  • Salary Range: Starting Salary £14,406.84
  • Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 June 2021
  • Hours: Full time - term time only
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker

Starting Salary £14,406.84 per annum

Located in Harlow

Term time only

8.45am-4.15pm 5 days a week.


About the team

Harlow College Supported Studies students receive an outstanding level of support within the area. The Support Worker team works alongside direct delivery staff to assess and support the learning needs of students in a variety of settings and off-site locations. Our staff have the specialist skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality, personalised support that effectively meet the needs of learners.

About the role

Under the direction of delivery staff, the Support Worker will provide practical learning guidance and support for individual learners or small groups of learners who have a variety of learning difficulties to enable them to take full advantage of the curriculum. Learning takes place both in the classroom and off site on work experience projects. There may occasionally be some aspects of personal care required.

What we are looking for

You will need to have experience of working with young people with learning difficulties or disabilities and an awareness of diverse learner needs. Ideally you will be educated to a minimum of Level 2 Maths & English with good IT skills and have experience of working within an educational environment.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is organised and able to work autonomously and calmly under pressure, is able to communicate well with people of all ages and from all backgrounds, can demonstrate a positive and inclusive manner and is solution focused. Excellent team-working and record-keeping essential are essential.

What we can offer

The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package.

To apply

Please visit to download an application pack. Please ensure that you return your Equality and Diversity form with your application form, as your application will not be progressed without it.

Still unsure if this is the right role for you?

Please call Selina Avery on 01279 868 203 for an informal discussion.

Expected start date of post: September 2021

Closing date for applications is 23rd June 2021

This college 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. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.


How to Apply

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Download the application pack and return your completed application form to HR Services:

  • HR Services, Harlow College, Velizy Avenue, Town Centre, Harlow CM20 3EZ
  • Tel: 01279 868169
  • email:

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