Hourly Paid Learning Support Assistant (Cross College)

Northampton CollegeNorthamptonshire

Northampton College is proud, as the leading provider of further education in the South East Midlands region, to have been ranked, in the 2018/2019 National Achievement Rates Tables (NART), as 7th out of almost 200 colleges for 16 to 18-year old education and training. As a College, who have been rated by Ofsted as ‘good’ with outstanding features, we are committed to developing the professional and technical skills of our students, who are the workforce and leaders of the future.

The ALS Team 

The Additional Learning Support service comprises of both academic and business support functions. The service sits within the school of Maths, English and Learning Support and is well resourced and supported by the Executive Management Team. ALS is allocated across the college for students with Special Educational Needs and Disability, and in response to outcomes in Education Health and Care plans.

The team services study programmes ranging from Foundation Studies, Entry Level 3 and at Levels 1 – 3 up to Advanced Level, learners on apprentices and potentially students on higher education courses.

The Role 

Learning Support Assistants (LSAs) work to assist subject teachers to enable their student to reach their greatest potential whilst studying at college.  LSAs are also supported and directed by specialist practitioners. 

Due to the diverse nature of the students we work with, we welcome applicants from backgrounds both within and outside of Education. 

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, abilities and qualities will include:

• Experience of working with young people

• An awareness of Special Educational Needs and Disability

• Flexibility and Adaptability 

• An ability to bring their own unique contribution to the diverse range of students across the college

If you would like to be part of a successful team please apply via our online application form; www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk/working-for-us, clearly outlining your experience, skills and qualifications.

There is no closing date for this role, so please submit your applications ASAP

This post will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

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