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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Learning Support Practitioner - SEMH College in Minehead - £22,554 - £24,593

Call/email Ellie or Alisdair at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.

This school is part of a group of 26 SEMH schools across the UK with a truly amazing training programme.

Annual Salary: £22,554.34 - £24,593.46

Hours: 40 Hours per week – Term time plus additional days and training (42 weeks per year)

Successful candidate qualities:

  • Experience in a similar role desirable but training can be provided for the right candidate

  • Experience in supporting in the care or education industry

  • Desirable an understanding of working with people with a disability

  • Level 2 in English and Maths

  • Desirable Level 3 qualification in education or care


  • Full training and continued support

  • Opportunity to gain qualifications, which will be funded by us!

  • 10% off accommodation, hot drinks and food at the Hotel attached to the College

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

The main purpose of the role:

As one of the Learning Support Practitioners your role will be to assist students in residential houses and at the Hotel, to help achieve the mission which is to equip young adults with learning disabilities to find sustainable employment in the hospitality sector and to live independently

Key Duties:

As an LSP they have high expectations of all students, and constantly challenge and stretch each student at every opportunity.

  • As an LSP we expect you at all times, and under the guidance of the House Team Leaders/Tutors, to support the students in their learning, enabling them to reach their full potential.

  • We expect all LSPs to professionally and effectively support with managing student behaviour, seeking further advice and guidance where appropriate.

  • Work professionally and collaboratively with the session tutor to develop a positive, constructive and proactive relationship that benefits the students and contributes significantly to their success within each session and over the duration of the course.

  • Use strategies to promote students’ wider skills development, such as in communication, self-advocacy, presentation skills and team work.

  • Work professionally 1:1 with students as directed by House Team Leaders and other LSP’s, monitoring their personal management and independent skills.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.

Please note: there is a requirement for shift work including weekends and sleep-ins.

The number of sleep-in shifts do vary and are paid at a flat rate of £63.75 (in addition to your annual salary)

This a specialist college and training hotel for young people with learning disabilities, situated in the friendly seaside town of Minehead. It is a very special place.

They believe in changing lives and giving students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully shape their own future.

The aim is to equip young adults with the life and hospitality skills to become work ready, life ready.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.


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