Learning Support Assistants (Sessional Contract)

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 someone 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 candidate will provide in-class support and online 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.

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

We need an individual 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 two roles available, this role is a sessional contract.  Please state in your application which role you are applying for. All contracts are term time only and hours are worked over 33 weeks per year, days and times subject to discussion depending on business requirements.

Loughborough College welcomes applications regardless of age, gender (or transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, disability, race, religion or belief, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled and ex-servicemen applicants who meet the essential criteria. Loughborough College positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life and will consider all flexible working applications.

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

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To apply for this role, please follow the apply link