Learning Support Assistant – Alton Campus

Alton [Hampshire]
£18,320.89 - £18,320.89 Per Year
23 Nov 2022 15:11
07 Dec 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Term Time

Learning Support Assistant – Alton Campus

HSDC is one leading college with three campuses at Alton, Havant and South Downs (Waterlooville). Our aim is to be the first choice Further Education college for students, staff and employers in Hampshire. We have a host of committed staff in a huge variety of roles, who are helping to make this happen. HSDC offers an open and supportive culture, nurturing and harnessing the talents and ideas of both our staff and students. Our colleagues can enjoy a range of staff benefits. 

The HSDC Alton Independence Hub has been developed with Hampshire County Council to provide a new type of provision for young people moving into post-16 education including being centrally located in our main college campus to aid inclusion. 

The Independence Hub will provide a 5 day a week provision for the first 3 years, based around the 4 Preparing for Adulthood outcomes: Independence, Employment, Better Health and Community Inclusion.  

We our developing our new, specialist team who will have the opportunity to develop an outstanding provision for young people with severe and complex SEND.  The right candidates will receive specialist training where necessary, including input from our Speech and Language Therapist, Makaton training, PECS/Widgit, AAT, personal care and other individualised training dependent on prior experience and student need. We have an opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to support with all aspects of the student experience, in and out of class.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, expecting all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

HSDC actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion at all levels, including its employees, students and customers. Ensuring that we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues allows us to have a workforce that is representative of our students and the local community. Therefore, providing us with access to a wide range of skills and experiences.