Learning Support Assistant Part Time, Reduced Year

Posted 1 October by Partnership Jobs
Location: Leeds

Salary: LC2 £17,942 PA pro rata

Closing Date: Thursday 01 October 2020

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK's largest FE establishments with around 1484 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.

** COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 there may be delays with both recruitment and onboarding processes. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause. **

** We are paying all of our employees (regardless of length of service) full pay should they develop COVID-19 symptoms/where the illness is confirmed. This will be in line with our current scheme, equivalent to our employees with 4 to 12 months of service. **

Part-time 18 hours per week over 39 weeks per year

Due to continued growth of the SEND provision offered within Leeds City College we are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work 3 days from 5-6 hours per day, 39 weeks per year across our central Leeds campuses. You should have knowledge of SEND and Preparation for Adulthood.

The post holder will support students with SEND in their learning both in and out of the classroom. You would identify strategies to promote independence and ensure the information on progress is recorded accurately. It is essential that you want to work with young people whom have learning difficulties and/or disabilities and support them to be the best they can and achieve their aspirations. I

If you would like to be a member of an OUTSTANDING (OFSTED) SEND department and be part of a growing team, with opportunities for progression this could be the job for you.

For further information please email Isaac Howell at

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

At Leeds City College, our values put students first and are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an outstanding and market-led further education college that delivers excellence. To achieve this, our vision, mission, and values guide us as we continue to improve upon and expand our offering.

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer download the 'Staff Benefits' document attached.

Leeds City College is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles.

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or worked overseas for three months or more in the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.

We positively welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

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