Earn As You Learn
For students this means a new way of working flexibly around your studies. Earn as You Learn will support you in accessing temporary paid job opportunities within Newham College and with external employers that fit around your study commitments, contribute to your work experience and develop your transferable skills. †
By registering with Earn as You Learn, you will be among a new pool of reliable students ready to work. What we mean by working reliably, how we grade you and the terms and conditions of the Earn as You Learn scheme can all be found in this section of the site. The registration process will include an induction and verification interview - where we will record your availability, your skills, and the types of work you are interested in and when you are contactable, click on the link to find out more about how to register.†
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How we grade you
You will be graded on your reliability: If you turn down a job assignment when you have agreed you are contactable and available (unless you have justifiable and extenuating circumstances) you will be downgraded on our system and you will be notified of fewer job assignments. If you have agreed to complete a job assignment and fail to turn up - you will downgraded on the system and may not be notified of future job assignments.
If you fail to complete three job assignments you will be deactivated from the system and you will not be notified of any future job assignments.
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Terms and Conditions
Students registering with Earn As You Learn will be expected to read, understand and comply with the Terms & Conditions of use before becoming an activated job seeker. You will be required to sign a copy of the Terms & Conditions during your induction and verification session.
1.†† †EAYL offers the Minimum wage for workers within Newham College as follows:
22 or over £5.73 per hour
18-24 £4.77 per hour
16 - 17 £3.53 per hour
More up to date information in National Wages: www.hmrc.gov.uk.
2.†† †EAYL offers temporary employment of up to 16hrs per week only.
3.†† †EAYL only services designated vacancies.
4.†† †EAYL will make information about job vacancies available to students who are registered and who match all requirements of a vacancy.
5.†† †EAYL will not disclose the names, addresses or telephone numbers of students until prior permission has been given by the individual student and shall conform to the requirements of the Data Protection Act and any subsequent related Acts.
6.†† †EAYL will provide students with employment information, which is as up to date and accurate as possible. All information given is in good faith and is based on information from the employer as notified to EAYL.
7.†† †EAYL will provide information about employment issues such as tax, work permits and the effect of earnings on benefits or, where appropriate, direct the student to another source, which can offer more specialised information and guidance.
8.†† †If a student is dissatisfied with their employer and believes them to be in breach of employment law, EAYL team will seek to give appropriate guidance. In such circumstances it is solely the responsibility of the student to bring any legal action against the employer.
9.†† †Students requiring information/guidance on issues not relating to a particular vacancy, e.g. information about financial support, will be directed to a more appropriate source, usually within the college.
10.†† †Any registered student who fails without good reason to attend a pre-arranged job assignment or who otherwise abuses the service may be restricted from using EAYL and may be removed from the database at the discretion of EAYL.
11.†† †Any student who fails to complete three job assignments without justifiable reasons will be removed from the EAYL scheme.
12.†† †Students must keep EAYL informed of any change to their registration details, e.g. address, telephone number and availability.
13.†† †EAYL will grade students against their reliability and performance on completing a job assignment.
14.†† †Students are expected to be aware of their own study commitments and not to take employment that will adversely affect their academic work.
15.†† †EAYL scheme does not offer any form of permanent work
16.†† †EAYL Scheme does not offer sick or holiday leave entitlements pay
17.†† †EAYL are not responsible for any extensions of employment, other then the dates provided.
18.†† †EAYL / The Department responsible for such a (internal college) placement has the right to terminate your employment at any time with immediate effect.
19.†† †EAYL are not responsible for payments / over time and continuation of employment.
20.†† †Candidates are not to engage in employment resulting in more than 16 hrs per week. In which case you will be required contact Earn As You Learn team or HR.
21.†† †If you are in receipt of benefits it is your responsibility to declare any earnings to the Benefit Office/ Job Centre.
22.†† †It is the responsibility of the student to have their timesheet signed and dated by the manger and the student before payment can be processed.
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How to register
Before you can be activated as a work seeker, you will be required to attend a verification session, which will take no longer than 1/2 an hour.
Once activated you will be asked when you are available to work and when you would like to be contacted. This must be accurate and updated regularly with the Earn As You Learn Team.
To register please e-mail: email@example.com† quoting "Earn As You Learn" in the subject title. You will be contacted shortly after to arrange an induction and verification slot or register directly on http://eayl.sotsys.com
†For further information, please contact: Amarjit Hayre (EAYL Coordinator) on 020 8522 5725.
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