Learning Support Assistants

Street, Somerset
£18,225
03 Aug 2021
16 Aug 2021
Permanent
Full Time

Our 4,000 learners consistently achieve exceptional progress. For a small inclusive College serving a rural area, we punch well above our weight. We were a finalist in the Times Educational Supplement ‘FE College of the Year 2020’ and won the 2020/21 Association of Colleges Beacon Award for Excellence in Real World Learning. Come and join us!

In this role you will benefit from enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme with 19% employer contributions, our 24/7 Employee Support and Wellbeing Service, continued training and professional development plus discounts on shopping and reduced cost access to our sports facilities and Theatre programme

Learning Support Assistants

£18,225 per annum pro rata

25-37 hours per week - 36 weeks per year

This is an excellent opportunity for to work with students with learning difficulties or disabilities from Entry Level to Advanced Level to provide in-class support. You will have a focus on learning with individual and/or groups of students, providing general support across the campus and in the workplace as required. This may include personal care. Experience of working with sensory impairment, physical disability, mental health, challenging behaviour, ASD or SpLD is also desirable. Applicants should be qualified to Advanced Level, and have a good knowledge of learning difficulties and disabilities whilst having excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will need to be comfortable using computers to support students with their work and help them develop these skills.

Closing date for all posts: 9.00am Monday 16th August 2021

Please find details on our website by clicking 'Apply' or contact the Human Resources Team on 01458 844576

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.