The Mediterranean College of Sport is a secondary and post-secondary school, catering for student-athletes aged 11 to 18 years. The school firmly believes in nurturing the talents and aspirations of students, both in the academic field and in their chosen sporting disciplines of football, athletics, swimming, water polo, and artistic swimming. With state-of-the-art facilities and experienced teachers and coaches it provides a platform to its students to excel in their sport while receiving a well-rounded education.

Due to continued expansion of the Company’s operations, we are currently seeking a:

Learning Support Educator

FULL TIME

The Role

A vacancy has arisen at the Mediterranean College of Sport (MCS) for the post of a Learning Support Educator (LSE) on a full-time basis. An LSE is expected to perform duties which enable support to access learning and assessment with all learners in a class, or learners with a statement of needs.

Duties related to support in teaching and learning:

  • Supporting and collaborating with the subject teacher and other colleagues. Under the guidance of the subject teachers, assisting in the education of all learners in class, in particular learners with individual educational needs so that their individual curricular entitlement is ensured and their learning needs are catered for.
  • Assisting the teaching and learning process led by the Teacher, promoting independence and fulfilment of all learners, with or without a recognised statement of needs, in all learning experiences and at both Secondary and Sixth Form level.
  • Participating fully in Making Action Plans sessions (MAPs).
  • Writing, developing and implementing Individual Educational Plans (IEPs), for all learners with a statement in class, taking into consideration the feedback from the subject teachers. This includes adapting lesson plans and preparing resources according to the needs of the learners.
  • Attending IEP and Individual Transition Plan (ITP) meetings.
  • Reviewing IEPs, including recording and reporting progress of such IEP implementation on a regular basis.
  • Assisting in the preparation of educational materials and playing an active part in all the components of the instructional and educational process in class under the direction of the subject teachers.
  • Participating in the observation, assessment and documentation process of the performance and behaviour of all learners in collaboration with the subject teachers.
  • Assessing learners following an adapted curriculum, on their IEP goals, in collaboration with the subject teachers.
  • Participating in the respective individual transition programmes to assist students as they move from one educational level to another, from school to school, and from school to work. This will involve handing over of all relevant information and documents to other involved colleagues to ensure a smooth transition for the learner.
  • Promoting an inclusive community of learners, in collaboration with other professionals, specialists and/or other educational and therapeutic environments.
  • Promoting at all times the aims, ethos and policies of the school or Resource Centre deployed in, and actively working as a member of the staff team.
  • Assisting in the preparation, dissemination and use of teaching resources ensuring their upkeep in class and school.
  • Supporting learners during activities/therapy sessions held outside the school premises including experiences in the community, work-places and other further and higher educational institutions.
  • Encouraging participation in EU projects and other projects in accordance with the SDP targets and as agreed with the Senior Management Team.

Duties related to school transport:

  • May assist in the boarding and offboarding of learners on and off the transport vehicle and, in the case of students who are wheelchair users, put on the restraints on the wheelchair and put on the passenger restraint on the students to ensure safety during transportation.
  • Carry out transport supervision duties to and from school when the transport of learners during normal school hours is necessary.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Head of School or his/her delegate according to the exigencies of the school.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Prior experience as a Learning Support Educator would be considered an asset.
  • Possession of a recognised full qualification (Degree) at MQF Level 6 or higher, in Inclusive Education or a comparable professional qualification will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.

Intrigued to learn more? Submit your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you and meet you! Please send us your cv and covering letter by email to: careers@vassallogroupmalta.com

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