Learning Support Assistants

Paignton, Devon
Pro rata of £15,742 - £16,321
03 Aug 2018
19 Aug 2018
BS504 BS505
Contract Type

Learning Support Assistants


Salary: Pro rata of £15,742 - £16,321

Contract Type: Term Time Only, Negotiable Hours, Fixed Term until 31/08/2019

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world-class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are currently recruiting for a number of Learning Support Assistants, in both personal care and non-personal care roles, to support the learning and care of learners for the upcoming academic year. You will be required to provide support to staff and learners in order that High Needs Learners have access to the curriculum, achieve on their study programme and fully participate in the life of the College. The learner's support needs and outcomes will be detailed on an individual Learning Plan.

With various working hours available, candidates are expected to be flexible and adaptable, and show evidence of previous work experience in learning support and/or coaching.

The successful candidate will need to hold GCSE Maths and English qualifications (or equivalent) and hold a Level 2 support qualification or a similar recognised qualification. If not already held, however, you will be required to undertake training and qualifications within the first year of employment.

Benefits as follows: 25 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) and many others.

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 19th August 2018

Interview Date: Wednesday 29th August 2018

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.


This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.