Learning Support Officer, BIMM

  • 7th November 2019
  • Full time
  • Paid (£20k-25k)
  • Lee Flaherty careers@bimm.co.uk

Contractual Hours: 37.5 hours per week between 9:00AM-6:00PM Monday to Friday; some flexibility required

About BIMM Institute

BIMM, The British and Irish Modern Music Institute, has colleges in eight cities where music matters most – London, Berlin, Dublin, Brighton, Manchester, Bristol, Hamburg and Birmingham – and is proud to be the largest and leading provider of contemporary music education in Europe.

Our eight BIMM colleges have over 50 years’ experience between them in helping students launch successful careers in the music industry.

We offer a broad range of Higher and Further Education music courses – including BA Honours Degrees, nationally accredited Diplomas and Postgraduate Teaching Certificates. Our professional highly vocational and real-world courses include studies in guitar, bass, drums, vocals, song writing, music production, music business, music journalism and event management.

Person Specification

The post holder will report to the Head of Student Services, and work closely with the Learning Support Coordinator and expanding Learning Support Team. The post holder will have a key role in upholding all Student Support systems and will support students within the learning environment to assist their academic, intellectual, social and emotional development.

They will ensure all students learning support needs are met and that each student completes their studies and achieve to the highest level and progress. With their specialist skills and through collaborative working across Student Services and the academic team, they will contribute to our goals of high student satisfaction, achievement and employability.

They will have substantial experience as a practitioner supporting students with specific learning difficulties and ideally, a professional qualification in this field. They will be able to interpret and communicate psychologists’ reports and will have detailed knowledge of funding available to disabled students in Higher Education.