Learning Support Assistant

The Loughborough College’s support team are seeking a Learning Support Assistant, 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 Level 3 / A 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 individuals and groups of learners, which includes note-taking, assisting with personal care and mobility support.  

It is essential that applicants have at least 12 months of experience of working with students with a disability and have a sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures. Applicants must possess at least a Level 2 qualification, GCSE grade 4 or above or equivalent in Maths and English.

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 is committed to team work and has a positive approach towards all learners, who has excellent communication skills and is able to communicate effectively with a range of students and staff (verbally and in writing). If this sounds like you, then we look forward to receiving your application.

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.

Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Subsidised gym membership

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 23rd June 2021

To apply for this role, please follow the link.