Job details

Job details
Employer South Thames College
Location Merton
Salary £10,762 - £11,484 pro rata p.a. inc. London weighting (£19,518 - £20,827 p.a. inc. London weighting, full time equivalent)
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date

Graduate Opportunity

Learner Support is an expanding, well-established service graded as Good by Ofsted in 2016. We are looking for Learning Support Workers to provide consistent high quality support to learners, many of whom have an Education, Health and Care Plan. The positions are available at Merton College.

You will have a clear understanding of the educational impact of a wide range of specific learning difficulties or disabilities and an excellent range of strategies to support learners to succeed on mainstream courses. You will also have excellent mentoring and note-taking skills and person centred approach. You will be supporting learners studying across the whole range of College courses and from Level 1 to 3, therefore, you should also have a level two qualification in English and Maths at grade C or equivalent. 

The working hours will be 24 per weeks and will be spread across 5 days and may include working evenings and weekends during term time (38 weeks per annum).

A higher fraction (0.6433) would also be available (28 hours per week)

Closing date for the return of an online application form is Sunday 26th November 2017.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5th December 2017 

South Thames College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Click here to download the full job description and person specification.

For any queries please e-mail or telephone 020 8918 7777 quoting the job reference.

To apply for this post, please go to, search for the vacancy and then follow the steps to complete and submit an online application. 

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.  

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

About the employer

Information about South Thames College
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Locations and contacts

Merton Campus and the Aurora Centre
Morden Park
London Road
United Kingdom