Learning Support Assistants (Bank/Pool), Wakefield

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Wakefield CollegeWakefield

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £9.00 per hour
Contract term: Supply

Learning Support Assistants (Bank/Pool)

  • Various hours, as required, at short notice and during term time only
  • Covering Wakefield and Castleford Campuses (College Wide - with some travel)


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

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

Over the last ten years we have really made a difference and the demand for our additional learning support services is increasing year on year, resulting in the need to expand our provision – making this an exciting time for you to join a College with ambition.

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 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.

This is also an ideal role if you have thought about stepping into teaching and would like to support students with their studies.


What we are looking for:

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


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: 11.00am on Monday 16 September 2019.


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.




More about Wakefield College
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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. View in Google Maps
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 ...