Learning Support Assistant

Hartpury University and College
Hartpury, Gloucester [Gloucestershire]
£18,634 - £23,300 Per Year, Pro Rata depending on experience and qualifications
26 Mar 2021 11:54
25 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Flexible / Job Share, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College, Land-based College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Learning Support Assistant

£18, 634 - £23,300 per annum (pro-rata)

Fixed Term until June 2022

Variable Hours Available

Term time only (35 weeks per year)


About Us


Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College of Further Education sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to almost 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University holds Teaching Excellence Framework Gold and has 98% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


  • Provide students with the appropriate academic and practical support both in and out of the classroom
  • Support Lecturers and Tutors working with students with specific needs
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of support within the College
  • maintain accurate records to aid the students support and welfare


About you


  • You are expected to hold a Level 2 in literacy skills or similar
  • Experience of working with post 16 young people in an educational setting
  • Proven experience of working with learners in and out of the classroom
  • Knowledge and/or experience of our subject areas including Equine, Sport, Agriculture and Animal Management would be an advantage


What we Offer


  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Teachers’ pension
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Onsite fitness facilities


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Visit our website www.hartpury.ac.uk to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 


The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 25th April 2021


Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.