Senior Learning Support Assistant

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated, and dedicated individual to Line Manage a team of Learning Support Assistants as well as support our students to ensure they reach their full potential. You will need knowledge, experience, and awareness of a variety of approaches to supporting students.

The role will include liaising closely with the Curriculum, parents, and carers to ensure they are provided with up to date, accurate information regarding the support the students are receiving, this will also include Chairing EHCP reviews.

You will need to be highly organised and have attention to detail, working across all Curriculum levels within a diverse, fast-paced environment, while also Line Managing a team of Learning support assistants.

To be considered for this role candidates need to hold the following.

  •  Good standard of education or extensive experience
  •  Experience of supporting students with specific additional needs e.g., sensory impairment, dyslexia and/or Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome within an educational/similar environment
  •  Proficient level of ICT Skills (Office 365)
  •  Knowledge of Safeguarding


• Generous Salary

• Automatic entry into the Local government pension Scheme

• Free onsite parking

• Subsidised onsite restaurant

• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently underrepresented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.

Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs as form of an application, when applying for a position please ensure you complete all the required fields on the application form attached and email to