Learning Support Assistant

Eastern Colleges Group
Bury St Edmunds [Suffolk]
£17,315 - £18,102 Per Year, Salary: £17,315 - £18,102 FTE per annum (actual will be pro rata based on hours £6,468 - £6,762)
25 Nov 2021 09:58
25 Dec 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Learning Support Assistant

20 hours per week, 32 weeks per year, Permanent

Salary: £17,315 - £18,102 FTE per annum (actual will be pro rata based on hours £6,468 - £6,762)

We are seeking an approachable and adaptable individual to join our evolving Inclusive Learning Team, supporting students who need to overcome barriers to their learning.  You will work with small groups or 1:1 within a classroom environment, or out in the community. 

This is a highly rewarding role and would be suited to somebody with great enthusiasm and effective communication skills.  The successful candidate will have the ability to relate to young people and/or adults with a range of additional needs, including learning disabilities, mental health needs, social emotional difficulties, and physical care.  A recognised ‘Learning Support’ related qualification is desirable, and experience of SEND would be particularly advantageous.  

As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees.  Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected] – if you have not heard from a member of the HR Team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

Closing Date: Friday 3rd December 2021

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.  For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms