Learning Support Assistant

Salary: £16.17 per hour
Hours: up to 36 hours per week
Location: Waterloo / North Kensington / Chelsea
Closing date: 10.00am Monday 27th September 2021

Morley College London aims to have a workforce that is as reflective of the diverse population that it serves. The College particularly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently under-represented within the College at this level.

About Morley College London

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. We provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea. 

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences. Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.

Following Morley College’s merger with Kensington and Chelsea College in February 2020, the College is reshaping its curriculum and professional service teams to facilitate an ambitious plan for development and growth. As the UK looks to a post-COVID recovery, Morley College London is more determined than ever before to support Londoners to learn, and so we’re looking for applications from talented individuals with energy and enthusiasm.

About the role

The Additional Learning Support department are looking to recruit Learning Support Assistants to work cross college and remotely with students with Learning Disabilities and Difficulties. This role will involve supporting individual students in class and working closely with tutors to ensure success of student.

Reporting directly to the ALS Manager you will have a good understanding of the barriers of adults with Learning Support Needs in a college environment.

You will be comfortable undertaking in depth Needs Assessments with students with the capacity to establish support needs and adjustments that will entail the student’s achievement. You will work closely with Curriculum areas across the Waterloo Centre to ensure that the support of the ALS team is in line with the student’s progress in the classroom and that in class adjustments are being met. You must have a track record of fostering positive relationships across college to benefit of the students with Learning Support needs.  The role be integral in pulling together evidence with respect the implementation Exam Arrangements.

Closing date: 10.00am Monday 27th September 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 27th September 2021

For an application pack please apply online at https://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/about/jobs , telephone 020 7450 1895 or e-mail recruitment@morleycollege.ac.uk

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.