Learning Support Assistant - Foundation Learning

Learning Support Assistant - Foundation Learning

Location: Central Campus, Sandwell, West Bromwich

Working Hours: Term time (various hours available)

Salary: £20,449 - £23,690 (pro rata)


The Sandwell Family of Colleges is currently recruiting for a number of inspiring and caring individuals to join our College as Learning Support Assistants within our Foundation Learning department.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will be part of a friendly team which is committed to providing a safe and inclusive learning environment. At our College we strive to ensure that everyone is valued and encouraged to reach their full potential, you can help us do this by supporting learners with Educational Special Needs and working to remove barriers to their education.

This role is varied, and no two days are the same. We are searching for individuals who take pride in their work and are looking for a fulfilling and rewarding role through supporting learners with continuous support and personal care everyday. Our Learning Support Assistants have positively impact, not only learners education, but also their lives. 

You will work within a large team, deliver outstanding programmes of study and gain valuable experience within an FE college.

These exciting opportunities are on a fixed-term basis from September 2022 until the end of the academic year (June 2023).

To be successful you must have:

  • at least GCSE in English and Maths to grade C or above, or a recognised equivalent qualification (FS L2), and current skill levels at L2 in Literacy, Language and Numeracy,
  • a minimum of a Level 3 subject qualification,
  • experience in supporting learners, staff or clients,
  • demonstrate understanding of the wide range of needs students have in an FE setting that affects the achievement of goals.

This is a fantastic role for both experienced Learning Support Assistants as well as those looking for new opportunities to enhance and expand their career.

To view the job description, please refer to the attached document.

Sandwell College is a fantastic leading organisation. We are a large, successful, richly diverse and growing college based on the outskirts of Birmingham and have achieved significant success over recent years. As part of this we are able to offer our employees exceptional benefits:

  • A Competitive pension scheme
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Student discount
  • Numerous opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Progressive career development and training with regular ‘Appreciation Days’

For further information or questions, please contact the HR Department: [email protected]

Sandwell College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications form all.