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Learning Support Assistant - Outdoor Education & Sport

Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)
Full Time
£18,579 - £19,367
22nd September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
10th October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
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  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: June 2023
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1272512

Learning Support Assistant - Outdoor Education and Sport

(Full-time, Term Time Working, Fixed Term until June 2023, Starting October 2022)

We are currently seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to join our expanding College as we embark on an exciting new Academic year. This is an ongoing recruitment-drive and we expect the role to be filled very quickly so please ensure you submit your application ASAP so you don’t miss out!

What’s Available

If you seek an opportunity for a role where every day is completely different this may well be the job for you! We are looking for a talented, highly motivated and dedicated individual to join BCA as a Learning Support Assistant in our Outdoor Education and Sports Department. We have a fantastic full-time role available which is term-time only and fixed term until June 2023. The salary will be a pro rata of £18,579 - £19,367 per annum for term time working.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to offer in-class and, in some instances, out of class support to learners with a range of learning needs. Working alongside specialist tutors and vocational lecturing staff, you will provide an outstanding learning experience for our students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

What we’re looking for

You will have knowledge and awareness of a variety of approaches to supporting learners. Experience of similar work with post-16 learners and/or supporting students with GCSE Maths & English would be useful. You will have a can-do attitude, a positive outlook, be flexible in your approach to working with different students and staff, be willing to give new challenges a go and seek personal development. It would also be preferable if you would also have a background or interest in outdoor and adventurous activities, and or sport.

About Us

BCA is a popular and expanding FE college with a strong land-based heritage. We have an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every student is important.

Why Work for Us

Generous pension scheme

A wide range of learning & career opportunities

Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount-schemes

Comprehensive life events, long service and recognition programme

Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College Gym)

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.

Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.

We will be shortlisting and inviting successful candidates to interview throughout the recruitment-drive so please ensure you submit your application ASAP. Don’t wait until the closing date as you may miss out!

Please be advised that your application may be viewed by different departments hiring Learning Support Assistants.

This vacancy will close on Sunday 9th October 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

The Berkshire College of Agriculture has now merged with The Windsor Forest College Group with effect from 1st August 2022. All appointments will be made on The Windsor Forest College Group terms and conditions of employment.


Safeguarding Statement:

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

It is proposed that the Berkshire College of Agriculture will merge with The Windsor Forest College Group on 1st August 2022. All appointments from this date will be made on The Windsor Forest College Group terms and conditions of employment.

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture)

Part of Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Part of Windsor Forest Colleges Group

Windsor Forest Colleges Group