Learning Support Assistants
Hours: Various - As required, at short notice and during term time only.
Location: College wide - Wakefield and Castleford Campuses
We continually recruit to our Additional Learning Support Team for pools of staff to join the College as Learning Support Assistants, this pool of staff are available to work at short notice to support the College students.
About the College and the Additional Learning Support Department:
Wakefield College is one of the main educational providers in the Wakefield District. We know that the potential for learning is phenomenal, and we are determined to fulfil the aspirational needs of our students.
Over the last ten years we have really made a difference and the demand for our additional learning support services is increasing year on year, resulting in the need to expand our provision – making this an exciting time for you to join a College with ambition.
What we are looking for:
As a Learning Support Assistant, you’ll contribute to the delivery of appropriate non-teaching support in classroom situations and other college settings, working with students with additional support needs on a 1:1 or group basis in accordance with the overall learner support plans.
We are looking for Learning Support Assistants who have direct experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities in an educational setting, as well as a proven ability to motivate students and promote learning. Alongside this, you must have a flexible approach to working hours and a willingness to travel between our campuses in Wakefield and Castleford.
See what we have to offer and come and join us. You won’t be disappointed.
- Personal and Professional Development opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
- Discounted Metro Card Scheme
- Good Pension Scheme
- Access to employee assistance programme
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Reduced price personal gym membership
- Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)
- Annual Staff Recognition Awards
Closing date: 11.00am on Friday 28 January 2022
Transforming lives through learning …
… by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.
Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.