Learning Support Assistants

Location
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary
£15,802 per annum, pro rata
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary

33 weeks per year (Term Time Only)

Various Contracts

The Loughborough College support team are seeking Learning Support Assistants, to join them in providing a range of support to learners with identified learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

We are looking for people to be involved in supporting learners across a range of courses from Entry level to Degree level who have learning difficulties and disabilities including Dyslexia, Autism, ADHD and Hearing & Visual/Physical Impairments. The successful candidates will provide in-class support to groups of learners, which includes note-taking, assisting with personal care and mobility support.  

It is essential that applicants have experience of working with students with a disability and have a sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to undertake further training where identified, particularly in areas such as Makaton and manual handling.

We are looking for individuals who will be committed to team work and have a positive approach towards all learners. If this sounds like you, then we look forward to receiving your application.

There are several contracts available, which offer flexibility with working hours. Candidates preferred options will be discussed at interview. All contracts are term time only and hours are worked over 33 weeks per year.

Loughborough College is a great place to work and is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from males who are underrepresented in the Learning Support team.

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources. Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Access to healthcare scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership

Closing date for applications: Thursday 6th June 2019

Please apply via the link.