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Learning Support Practitioner - Part Time, Term Time Only

Mudford Road, Yeovil, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4DR
Yeovil College
Term Time
£12,133 actual salary for 30 hours per week
1st February 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th February 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1306515

Yeovil College has been on an exceptional journey over the last seven years. Our College community is completely aligned, great people pulling in the same direction, who are making amazing things happen. Outcomes for learners that are some of the best in the Country, high financial performance which is enabling choices and the delivery of an exceptional student experience. Interconnected with our business community, we are focused on supplementing their prosperity for all of our benefit.

Yeovil as the principal town of South Somerset is set in beautiful countryside close to the wider South West and all of its benefits, making for a fulfilling work/life balance.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Practitioner to join our dynamic Prep for Life & Work Team working part time, term time only.  The successful candidate will assist and support individuals and groups of students with special educational needs to enable them to successfully access further education and development at Yeovil College.   

You may also be required to provide personal care for students where appropriate which may include feeding, administering medication, physio, toileting, changing incontinence pads, along with cleaning intimate areas in a way that is discreet and respectful of personal boundaries.  Full training would be provided.

This is a part time role, term time only role with hours being flexible up to 30 hours per week (FTE £18,404).

Benefits include 

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to free staff car park
  • Discounts at high street and on-line retailers
  • Continuous professional development.


Safeguarding Statement:

Yeovil College 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.

Potential applicants should be aware that all successful applicants will need to agree to an enhanced DBS check. Yeovil College follows the DBS Code of Practice which is available from the DBS website.