SEN Support

SEN Support

SEN Support  

37 hours, 52 weeks per year 


Highbury Campus, although you may need to travel across all 4 Campuses based in Portsmouth 


Do you have experience in supporting SEN students, have the ability to work well in a team but also independently, have knowledge of dyslexia, and know to implement the support?  If so, you could be just what we are looking for! 

This is an exciting time to join the team at the City of Portsmouth College, a new college formed by the merger of Highbury College and Portsmouth College. You will have drive and energy, passion and commitment to helping the City of Portsmouth College. 

The SEN Support Assistant is responsible to the Head of Learning Support for providing high-quality teaching and learning on a 1:1 basis, pastoral and academic support that will enable the College to meet these broad objectives. The post holder will be required to provide flexible assessment opportunities for students, monitor and track their achievements, deliver literacy/numeracy to a small group of students, to read, write and interpret reports, allowing better support to identified students.  


About Us 

In August 2021, Highbury College and Portsmouth College merged to form the City of Portsmouth College. The new organisation is a general further education college in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.   

It provides vocational and academic education and training, from first-step courses to university level foundation degrees, specialised services for business and education in the community. Courses include A Levels, vocational diplomas (BTECs), GCSEs, Foundation Degrees, Apprenticeships and unaccredited leisure courses. 

The College has more than 55 years of experience during which time it has built a strong reputation for both academic, technical and professional programmes. It also has close relationships with those working in various industries which ensure the ever-changing needs of employers in the area are met.  

The College actively promotes lifelong learning and delivers a wide range of adult courses at more than 40 community venues in and around Portsmouth, as well as at four College campuses. 

 The College is also a provider of apprenticeship training in the south east and currently offers apprenticeships in more than 40 subject areas. 

We offer a range of staff benefits including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holidays and great on-site facilities. 


How to Apply 

The closing date for the role is 27 January 2022. We will be monitoring the applications daily and reserve the right to withdraw the advert early. If you are interested, waste no time and apply today by following the links below! Please note we are not able to accept applications by CV only. 

If you would like to have a discussion about the role, please contact the HR department on 02394211850  

The City of Portsmouth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The College celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff. 

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