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Study Support Assistant- Casual, Variable Hours

Priestley CollegeWarrington

Priestley College, a founder member of The Challenge Academy Trust (TCAT), is looking to appoint a Study Support Assistant (Casual, Variable Hours) to provide effective support for all students with a particular focus on those with identified  disabilities or difficulties and to meet their individual needs, working under the direction of the subject tutor in an inclusive environment, and facilitating learning for all students.

Responsible to: The Inclusion Manager

Working Arrangements: Casual, Variable Hours 

Daily starting and finishing times will be as agreed with the Inclusion Manager to meet the requirements of the College.  Hours of work would normally be within the range 08.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Thursday and 08.30 am to 4.00 pm on Friday with ½ hour lunch break each day.   

Start Date: As soon as possible (subject to successful pre-employment checks including a DBS Enhanced check or a check against the DBS Update Service if registered)

Salary: Hourly rate in the range of £9.46 to £11.34

Pension Scheme: Local Government Pension Scheme (Cheshire Pension Fund)

Contractual Terms: NJC Terms and Conditions for Support Staff in Sixth Form Colleges

Application Deadline: 12 noon Wednesday 1st December 

Interviews: To be held as soon as possible following the application closing date 

Method of Application: All applications must be made using the Priestley College application form which can be downloaded from our website and should be submitted by email to 

Applications will be shortlisted and the HR Department will contact those candidates who are selected for interview.

Priestley College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to and Enhanced DBS check and safer recruiting procedures.

If you have any queries please contact the HR Office by email at 

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