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Learning Support Assistant

Falkirk St, London N1 6HQ, UK
New City College
Full Time, Term Time, Casual
£21,523 - £23,955 per annum pro rata 0.88 FTE (Te
31st January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th February 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1306064

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our team of Learning Support Assistants. You will help facilitate learning for 14-18s and adult students at all levels in our vibrant College. You will be working with cross college curriculum teams, as well as liaising with external agencies, to support students and their learning. You will contribute to the planning and delivery of support for a variety of subjects and for learners with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our goal is to broaden, modernise and enhance the student experience and to inspire and encourage students to work successfully and independently.

Our needs are simple; candidates must be able to work effectively in a team and individually as well as being able to communicate effectively with students and other staff members. They will have experience of learning support providing 1-1, in class support and whole assistance. They will be proactive, as well as reactive, be able to use initiative and creativity to problem solve in line with student needs and be able to direct independent learning. They must have a flexible approach to working and will attend open evenings, open days and other staff led events as needed. Hours will be allocated to successful applicants when support is required, across the day and/or evening class sessions.

Candidates require excellent communication skills and the ability to direct independent learning is essential. It is also essential that all candidates meet the minimum qualification requirement of Maths and English (GCSE grade A*-C or level 2 equivalent).

Please note that we have roles available with or without personal care please include your preference in your application.

Closing date: 19th February 2023

Interviews will take place week commencing: tbc

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College Redbridge College, Havering College of Further & Higher Education and Havering Sixth form College. Our 6-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £105m, 20,000 students and 1900 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.

Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.

East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.

As the College supports a number of children and vulnerable adults, all staff are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Accordingly, all staff will be subject to an ‘Enhanced’ DBS (formerly CRB) check, along with a Children’s Barred List check if in regulated activity. Any offers of appointment may be withdrawn if these checks prove to be unsatisfactory to the College. Self-disclosure will be required as part of the recruitment process. If you fail to make a full disclosure or provide sight of your DBS certificate then your offer of employment is likely to be withdrawn. The College's DBS policy covers the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available upon request.

New City College aims to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and actively welcome applications from candidates from a BAME background.


Safeguarding Statement:

New City College - London 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.
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