Learning Support Assistant

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£15,108 - £17,184 pro rata
27 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Title: Learning Support Assistant  

Vacancy No: VN1706

Hours: Various Hours Available, Term Time Only

Tenure: Fixed until June 2019

Salary: Grade 1B SCP 8 £15,108 pro rata (unqualified); Grade 1C SCP 9 £15210 pro rata (qualified to Level 3 in Learning Support, Level 2 Literacy & Numeracy); Grade 2A SCP 12 £17,184 pro rata (qualified to level 3 in Learning Support, Level 2 Literacy & Numeracy, additional higher level relevant support qualification/s)

Closing Date: 9th December 2018

Interview Date: TBC

Please note this role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants to provide in-class support for students with a range of additional learning needs, either on a one to one basis or in small groups.  You will help to develop their literacy, numeracy and study skills and in doing so raise their retention and achievement levels. You will need to adopt a flexible approach to your work and you will need to maintain accurate progress records and reports as you support students in achieving their learning goals and life ambitions.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with young people aged 14+ and/or practical vocational experience, good IT Skills and excellent communication skills.

Based in Stoke on Trent with easy transport links to the North West, West Midlands and East Midlands, Stoke on Trent College is the largest provider of further education in Stoke and North Staffordshire, with around 10,000 students each year on full-time and part-time study programmes, apprenticeships, professional qualifications and university-level courses. We also help thousands of local people each year to gain the basic skills needed for work, be it English and maths, employability skills or specific work-related qualifications. Our students routinely win awards in regional and national competitions and the challenge helps to unleash their talent and prepare them for the competitive world of employment.

Our staff put teaching, learning and assessment at the heart of everything they do, with a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement we respect and value all individuals and behave with honesty and integrity. As such we have a united staff culture where we seek and share best practice helping us to support and prioritise learners.

In recognition of the vital role our staff play in our ongoing success we offer fantastic rewards beyond your pay slip that include a competitive pension package, enhanced leave policies, support for continued professional development, health related benefits including individual health care plans, free eyesight tests and access to a state of the art gym, childcare vouchers, onsite nursery, free parking, on site restaurant facilities and a cycle to work scheme to name but a few!

If Stoke on Trent College sounds like a place you want to share your knowledge and expertise then please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

Education Business Services (Stoke) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Education Business Services (Stoke) Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.