Learning Support Assistant

Northampton College
Northampton [Northamptonshire]
£8,224.49 - £8,659.13 Per Year, Depending on skills, experience and qualifications
05 Jan 2021 17:06
22 Jan 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Learning Support Assistant

Northampton College is proud, as the leading provider of further education in the South East Midlands region, to have been ranked, in the 2018/2019 National Achievement Rates Tables (NART), as 7th out of more than 200 colleges for 16 to 18-year old education and training. As a College, who have been rated by Ofsted as ‘good’ with outstanding features, we are committed to developing the professional and technical skills of our students, who are the workforce and leaders of the future.


There is an increasing number of applications to Northampton College from learners with additional requirements. A team of Specialist Teachers, Academic Coaches and Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) support the diverse and varies requirements of the learners studying on programmes across the college.


Learning Support Assistants work to assist subject teachers to enable their students to reach their greatest potential whilst study. LSAs are also supported and directed by specialist practitioners.


The post holder will be expected to support learners with their all aspects of their College experience (such as through note taking, supporting learners through examinations or facilitating non-taught activities such as Breakfast Club & lunchtimes). The post holder will also need to adapt teaching and learning materials to suit each individual learners needs. There is also the requirement to record and monitor the needs of learners and be able to provide evidence of support given for audit purposes.


This post will require a flexible working approach, and may require some evening work when required.


Previous applicants for this role need not apply


Closing date: Friday 22nd January 2021


Interview date: Monday 1st February 2021

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams


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