Learning Support Assistant, Wakefield & Castleford, West Yorkshire

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Wakefield CollegeWakefield & Castleford, West Yorkshire

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8.45 per hour
Contract term: Supply
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We require Learning Support Assistants to join our pool of staff who are available at short notice.

Wakefield College is one of the main educational providers in the area, we know that the potential for learning in is phenomenal and are determined to fulfill the aspirational needs of our students. 

The demand for our additional learning support services is increasing year on year, resulting in the need to expand our provision.

As a Learning Support Assistant, you’ll contribute to the delivery of appropriate non-teaching support in classroom situations and other college settings, working with students with additional support needs on a 1:1 or group basis in accordance with the overall learner support plans.

We’re ideally looking for Learning Support Assistants who have direct experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities in an educational setting, as well as a proven ability to motivate students and promote learning. Alongside this, you must have a flexible approach to working hours and a willingness to travel between our campuses.

You should:

  • Have experience of working with people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities
  • Have experience of working with learners with additional support needs in an educational setting
  • Hold a GCSE in English grade A*-C / grade 9-4 or equivalent 
  • Hold a GCSE in Mathematics grade A*-C / grade 9-4 or equivalent

Benefits include:

  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training & Development

See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.

For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.

Closing date: 11am, on Wednesday 31 January 2018.

Transforming lives through learning…

…by enabling young people. Adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.



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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wakefield Campus, Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 789789
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The City of Wakefield sits at the heart of West Yorkshire, and at the heart of the Wakefield district is Wakefield College. The College is the largest college in the District and has an impressive track record, having provided education and training ...