Education Facilitator (Education/Residential)

FTE Salary 16,849
Role type:
Full Time, Term-Time Only
41 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (c0.93 FTE)
Contract type:
Term-time only
Closing Date:
Interview Date(s):
31st January 2018
Job Details:

We are recruiting Facilitators to work across education and residential departments. They will provide learning support in education environments following direction from Tutors and Teaching Assistants. They will also support with personal care routines in the residential and classroom environment, making this a unique and interesting career choice with no dull moments!

Successful candidates will be motivated and able to use their initiative.  We expect very high standards so provide excellent support and training to enable you to do this.

Being enthusiastic, professional and hardworking is essential as well as being able to demonstrate a positive attitude towards the aspirations of young people with disabilities.  Experience of working with people with learning and/or physical disabilities and a level 2 qualification in care or learning support is desirable.

This post requires the successful candidates to work regular hours for four days a week within the classroom. They will also work every other weekend on a Saturday and Sunday in the residential environment.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2012 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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