Luminate Education Group

Specialist Learning Support Assistant x4 (Reduced Year) (LCC3658)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£20,475 - £21,659 pa, pro rata
24 Nov 2022
06 Dec 2022
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Reduced Year, 40 weeks per year.


Leeds City College is the main education provider for post-16 students within the Leeds City region. The SEND department provide support to students with Education, Health and Care plans, and advise teaching staff on support strategies for students with SEND.


This role allows the college to benefit from expertise around a SEND specialism, such as Autism, Dyslexia, SEMH. You will work with staff and students to ensure that your specialist area of expertise is promoted within the college. The role will be based at one of the main campuses, but may involve working across other departments to share good practice and knowledge. You will work directly with students, supervise the Oasis room and work with managers to deliver training around your specialism.


You will have:

  • Expertise in a specific area of specialism with regards to SEND (e.g. autism, dyslexia, medical, SEMH).
  • Experience of dealing with a range of SEND needs and understanding of support and de-escalation strategies.
  • Clear oral and written and IT communication skills with the ability to communicate with staff at all levels in the college.
  • Ability to identify support needs and plan interventions effectively.
  • Ability to work proactively and target interventions before issues emerge.


For more information about the role please contact:

Nathan Edwards

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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

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