Suffolk New College

Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistants

34 weeks per year (170 days per year), term-time only

Minimum of 18 hours per week

Salary range £9.28 to £9.92 per hour

Suffolk New College are looking for Learning Support Assistants to provide essential classroom and workshop support, assisting our students and supporting our teaching staff to deliver an exceptional student experience.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you will work alongside teaching staff, and may be deployed in across a range of vocational workshops or classrooms and could work with groups of students or one to one with a specific student.

You will need to have a flexible style and approach with the ability to build effective relationships with both students and teaching staff, accompanied by the ability to be pro-active and use your initiative. You should have experience of working with young people and an understanding of working with people with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

You will need to have a good standard of education, literacy and numeracy at Level 2 (GCSE C or 4 grade) is essential to the role.  Enhanced hourly rates are available for Learning Support Assistants undertaking personal care duties.

We are proud to be an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ and continue to develop and improve in order to deliver an exceptional student experience to all our learners.

Closing date:               Tuesday 9th July 2019 at 12 noon.

Interview date:            Friday 19th July 2019

For further information about this vacancy please follow this link to our website:

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet all of the essential criteria.  As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the vacancy.   All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

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