Learning Support Assistant

The vacancy

We are looking for suitably experienced individuals to be responsible for providing appropriate support to individual learners to join our Learning Support Assistants and support our existing team. Hours to be agreed.

You will work as part of a team contributing to the learning process, encouraging students to work independently and productively. There are opportunities to work in all areas of the college e.g. Catering, Construction, Health and Social Care

You will contribute to a programme of activities and support designed to remove barriers to learning, assist students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, encourage active participation in learning to support retention and achievement.

Applicants should have experience of working with students with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities and good written and oral communications skills at GCSE level or equivalent

As part of the recruitment process and in-line with keeping children safe in education we will conduct social media checks on candidates that are shortlisted. 

It is great to work for the DN Colleges Group, we offer an attractive salary plus many other benefits including DNCG Benefits (access to retail and leisure discounts), cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site nursery, health & fitness suite, generous annual leave, development opportunities and pension provisions.

The DN Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers must therefore be willing to apply for DBS clearance at an Enhanced level.

We are recognised as a Disability Confident employer, Mindful Employer and also positively encourage applications from all ethnic backgrounds.

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About us

Here at Doncaster College and University Centre we understand that choosing what to do next can be a huge decision. It’s not just about the course you choose to study, it is about the tutors, the experiences and the friends you meet along the way.

We have over 120 courses at full and part-time, from entry level right up to university level. As well as the vast amount of courses on offer, we ensure all our students get the right support and guidance whether it is through our careers service, our additional learning support, counselling, student finance and many other services all tailored to each individual.

Our exciting and modern campus is in a central location, packed with workspaces designed to industry standard. We work directly with employers allowing you real work experience and industry insight that you will not get from sitting behind a desk.

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