Learning Support Assistant job vacancy

Woking College

Overview: Learning Support Assistant job vacancy in Surrey recruiting now

Ref: 379b15940a088717
Employer: Woking College
Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Our *Learning Support Assistants *provide a vital role in supporting our students both in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis. We are looking to expand our support team with an additional full-time member of staff to provide continuity for students’ support throughout the week.

*Candidates must have: *
* good communication skills, both verbally and written
* empathy and interest in helping young people fulfil their potential

We are looking for an exceptional candidate.

We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to support our students. Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

We look forward to welcoming an additional team member to join our friendly Learning Support department in our successful and growing College.

*Start Date: * 30 August 2022

*Hours: *35 hours per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year), Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm (with an unpaid half hour for lunch)

*Salary: *Actual pro rata salary: £16,591.25 per annum for 35 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)

FTE £20,420 per annum, inclusive of fringe allowance

Woking College aims to ensure equality of opportunity and a wide and varied curriculum for each student in order that every student can become an effective learner, who is able to achieve their maximum potential.

We appreciate that every student is unique. Consequently, there are differences in the ways in which they learn and the level of support that each individual needs. We aim to provide holistic, personalised and fully integrated support for all students according to their needs and circumstances.

We apply a flexible approach to enable them to grow in both confidence and independence, thereby preparing them for greater success and future progression opportunities. A dedicated Learning Support area is available throughout the week, where one-to-one and small group lessons take place and specialist staff in the fields of literacy, numeracy and study skills can provide assistance. Depending on learning needs and preferences, some in-class support is also available, as well as specific workshops for building confidence, social skills and mentoring.

*Learning Support at Woking includes*:
* Weekly or one-off one-to-one support
* Small group work
* Help with study and revision skills
* Help with time management and organisation
* Proof-reading
* Obtaining access arrangements
* Chill-out’ lunch group
* EHCP monitoring and reviews (for students with EHCPs)
* In class support (for students with EHCPs)
* Mentoring (for students with EHCPs)

*Application forms are available to download from our website: *

*Please note that CVs will not be accepted on their own*

*Closing date: * 9am, Wednesday 6 July 2022
*Interviews: * to be held on Wednesday 13 July 2022

*Why work with us?*

*Woking College has a strong sense of community in which everyone is valued; we look forward to welcoming new members of staff to join our team.*

We have an inclusive ethos, and are proud of our diverse students and staff community. The College is committed to safeguarding, alongside our core values of inclusiveness, adhering to the highest personal, professional and academic standards, supporting individual wellbeing, supportive management and positive relationship and a sustainable future for all. We expect all staff, volunteers and others involved in the College community to share this commitment.

*Benefits include: *
* Free on-site parking
* Staff room with free hot drinks available to all staff, Friday cakes
* Onsite canteen with a range of healthy options to purchase, and a new Costa coffee shop
* Regular staff social events: bowling, staff quiz, summer BBQ, weekend walks/cycling, Christmas party
* College gym available for staff use, yoga classes, staff football (new 3G pitch)
* Free eye test vouchers
* Flu jab
* Cycle to work scheme
* Pension: eligible employees will be automatically enrolled in the Teacher’s Pension Scheme, or the Local Government Pension Scheme (support staff), unless you decide to opt-out
* Employee support: staff have access to a confidential employee support helpline

_The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities._

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £16,591.25 per year

* Monday to Friday

Expected start date: 30/08/2022



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