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Learning Support Assistant - College

St Elizabeth's SchoolHertfordshire

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANT - COLLEGE

£9.58 - £10.64 per hour

PERMANENT – FULL-TIME – TERM TIME ONLY

Do you have a passion to work with SEN learners, to help promote personal growth and independence?

About the role 

We have an exciting opportunity within our specialist College for an enthusiastic and committed Learning Support Assistant to support young people with complex learning disabilities to complete their College placement. 

You will provide our learners with development opportunities that not only extends their academic skills and abilities, but also promotes personal growth and independence in all aspects of learning, leisure and life. You will be responsible for supporting with specific and targeted curriculum through various strategies in order to help our learners achieve their learning goals whilst promoting independence. 

Every day we carry out immeasurably worthwhile and rewarding work which continually enhances the lives of the learners that attend our College. 

About You 

To join us as a Learning Support Assistant, you will need to be dedicated, motivated and passionate about people, with previous experience of working within a SEN environment or similar. You will also have an NVQ Level 2 in either Learning or Health and Social Care along with excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

St Elizabeth’s 

St Elizabeth’s is situated in 68 acres of Hertfordshire countryside between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs in our Children’s Homes, School, College, Residential Homes with Nursing and Day Centre. 

Our Benefits 

In addition to excellent staff training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • 20% uplift on your salary for working overtime on a Saturday & Sunday for allocated roles
  • Fully paid for DBS
  • Life assurance 
  • Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications of your own
  • Free on-site parking 
  • High street retail/leisure discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Recommend a friend payment of £1000! (T&Cs apply)
  • Confidential employee assistance programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Comprehensive development plans designed for you 
  • On-site accommodation for £200 per month 
  • Subsidised staff transport service from Bishops Stortford, Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Hertford and Ware 

 How can you find out more?

To apply, please submit a CV and application form via our website www.stelizabeths.org.uk. For more information, please speak to our friendly recruitment team on 01279 844409 or recruitment@stelizabeths.org.uk.  

All offers are conditional and subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check. Please note we are not on a public transport route. Salary is dependent on the role, qualifications and experience.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews scheduled on a rolling basis; therefore, we recommend that you apply sooner rather than later. We reserve the right to close this advert if we receive sufficient applications ahead of the deadline.

St Elizabeth’s Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. The successful applicant(s) will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. St Elizabeth’s is proud to be recognised as an Investor in People and to hold Disability Confident status. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from across the community.

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