Learning Support Assistants (Term Time Only)

The College is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. 

The Learning Support team are seeking to recruit Learning Support Assistants (LSAs), to join them in providing a range of high quality support to learners with identified learning difficulties and/or disabilities across the working week, Monday – Friday 08:30 – 16:30.

You will support 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.  

You should have at least 12 months of experience of working with young people and have a sound knowledge of safeguarding procedures. You must possess at least a Level 2 qualification, GCSE grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English.

You will have a flexible and can-do approach; be committed to team work and have a positive approach towards all learners. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to work effectively with a range of students and staff. 

If this sounds like you, then we look forward to receiving your application. You will be invited to our ‘LSA Recruitment and Information Event’ to be held at Loughborough College.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to undertake further training where identified. 

We are proud to have achieved the Investor in Diversity award. We actively encourage applications who are current under-represented and where we are using positive action under the Equality Act. We welcome everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey. The College is striving to attract, develop and retain the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised.

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
  • One campus facility
  • Access to healthcare scheme
  • Subsidised nursery fees
  • Generous Maternity/Paternity pay
  • Fantastic CPD and inclusive resources for development
  • Opportunities of volunteering within local community and charities

We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, agile working, staff forums, staff working groups for sustainability, staff steering groups for Investors in Diversity and support services to support with mental health and wellbeing for staff from different backgrounds.

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

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website. Please note right to work checks will be completed when the job is offered.

If you require any support to apply for this job, please email recruitment@loucoll.ac.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 5th June 2022

Provisional Recruitment and Information Event: Thursday 9th June 2022

Provisional Interviews: w/c 20th June 2022


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.