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Learning Support Assistant
Salary -£23,400 per annum pro rata

Hours of work will be based on 22.5 hours per week (some flexibility may be agreed around the number of hours required), working on a flexible basis to include evenings and weekends. Actual hours of work are to be decided by the line manager.

Benefits: include free parking, free meal and hot drinks, generous annual leave, generous pension scheme, health cash plan, NUS discount cards, a unique working environment, 6 acres of beautiful grounds.

We are a residential college occupying a former Cadbury family home, set on six acres of beautiful grounds in Selly Oak, Birmingham. We were originally founded to provide educational opportunities for some of the most disadvantaged and excluded members of society. One hundred years on from the birth of our College, its mission of ‘social justice’ is more relevant than ever.

We are a thriving and ambitious College, our values are embedded throughout the organisation, and we are consistently nominated for sector and professional awards as an employer. We were assessed at “Gold” Level once again in 2021 by Investors In People. As an organisation we are truly passionate about climate change and sustainability and were the first College to declare a climate change emergency – in joining our team you will have an incredible opportunity to make a real difference in this vital area.

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to provide learning and pastoral support to students and assist with the work of Student Services.

To be considered for this role you must have good experience and knowledge of a range of learning needs, difficulties and dealing with people with different requirements and have experience in successfully implementing a range of learning support strategies.

The right person will be someone who enjoys working at a fast pace with a variety of different tasks, who is self- managed with a strong work ethic, who has a positive outlook and a ‘can do’ attitude and who is a completer/finisher.

If you meet the criteria above and would like to apply for this role please press APPLY and we shall send you an application form and equal opportunities form to complete and return to us by the closing date.

Closing date for this post is: 8 April 2024 (Please note the College reserves the opportunity to close the vacancy at an earlier date if sufficient applications are received)

Interviews to take place: the week commencing: TBC

This College is committed to equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

In 2021, we were very proud to affiliate with the Black FE Leadership Group. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


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