Learning Support Assistants

Required to start September 2023

various hours and days – although we are especially interested in individuals who are able to work Evenings & Saturdays

Westminster City Council is committed to creating a Fairer City where people are born into a supportive and safe environment, grow and learn throughout their lives, build fantastic careers in world-leading industries.  Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) is the City Council’s adult education service and the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest nationally.

Our recent Ofsted was good overall with outstanding features and will enable us to grow and develop as an organization and want someone who shares our vision of attaining excellence to join our passionate and highly skilled leadership team.  We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community-based provision.  We work to adapt to the changing needs of our communities – resulting in a dynamic atmosphere where ambition, diversity and creativity are celebrated.

If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you. 

The Role:

The Learning Support Team is seeking to appoint experienced and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to provide Maths and English support to learners with a variety of additional needs including dyslexia, physical and learning difficulties

About You:

The ideal candidate will have experience of supporting learners across the different curriculum areas, including vocational areas. You will have good interpersonal skills and have an understanding of Specific Learning Difficulties within education and how this can impact on learning

What We Offer:

We are passionate about our aim to be an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve, and we believe everyone is valued   

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities   

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.   

To apply please download the relevant Job Description and then complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring Form at the top of the page. Please ensure you address all the role and person criteria when completing your supporting statement

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/2107

An Enhanced DBS is required for this post

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday 3 July 2023.

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 11 July 2023.

Please note, CVs will not be accepted for this post