Job details

Job details
Employer Woking College
Location Surrey
Salary £14,239.06 pa (inclusive of fringe allowance) for 35 hours per week, term-time - 39 weeks per year. FTE is £16,532 plus £993 fringe allowance pa
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring in 2 days
Closing date
Job starts 29 August 2017

The College requires a Learning Support Assistant to support learners both in the classroom and to provide one-to-one support.  We are looking for a member of staff for 35 hours per week to join this friendly department in our successful and growing College.  The role will be term-time only (39 weeks per year).      

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

The Department 

Woking College aims to ensure equality of opportunity and a wide and varied curriculum for each student in order that every student can become an effective learner, who is able to achieve their maximum potential.    

We appreciate that every student is unique.  Consequently, there are differences in the ways in which they learn and the level of support that each individual needs.    

We aim to provide holistic, personalised and fully integrated support for all students according to their needs and circumstances.  In the first few weeks after enrolment, using diagnostic screening, as well as information provided from home, Learning Support will create an agreed plan to address any particular needs.  Many students come to the College for a fresh start and so we apply a flexible approach to enable them to grow in both confidence and independence, thereby preparing them for greater success and future progression opportunities.    

A dedicated Learning Support area is available throughout the week, where one-to-one and small group lessons take place and specialist staff in the fields of literacy, numeracy and study skills can provide assistance.  Depending on learning needs and preferences, some in-class support is also available, as well as specific workshops for building confidence, social skills and mentoring.  

Learning Support at Woking College includes:    

  • Weekly or one-off one-to-one support in the department, or small group work 
  • Help with study and revision skills, time management and organisation 
  • Proofreading 
  • Obtaining exam concessions 
  • A supported lunchtime social group 
  • A confidence building workshop (Autumn Term only) 
  • For students with EHCPs: EHCP monitoring and reviews; In class support; Mentoring and buddying

Salary: £14,239.06 per annum (inclusive of fringe allowance) for 35 hours per week, term-time - 39 weeks per year.  FTE is £16,532 plus £993 fringe allowance per annum.

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 26 June 2017 

Interviews: will be held in week commencing Monday 3 July 2017 

Start date:  29 August 2017

To Apply:  Please download the Learning Support Assistant Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form   

Apply by completing and returning the Application Form to:     

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  

Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  

Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

About the employer

Information about Woking College
Phase Further Education
Age range 16+ years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Rydens Way
Woking
Surrey
GU22 9DL
United Kingdom
+44 1483 728144