Learning Support Assistant

Start Date:                 ASAP

Actual Salary:            £16,007 unqualified, £16,391 qualified (37 hours per week, term time)

                                    (£19,293 – £19,756 FTE)

Contract:                    37 hours per week / 38 weeks per year

Closing Date:            On-Going

Please apply at your earliest opportunity, we reserve the right to close this vacancy should we source a suitable candidates.

Location: Either Leicestershire or Nuneaton (Please state which site you are applying for in your application)

‘Achievement through experience’.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and reliable Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and supportive team. Based either at our Mountsorrel, Sileby or Barrow-upon-Soar sites or our Nuneaton Site, you will be working with young adults who have a wide range of learning disabilities, providing support for teaching, learning and assessment. You will play a vital role in enabling our students to achieve to their maximum potential, preparing them for adulthood and independent living.

The ideal applicant will have experience of working with young adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour with a minimum of level 2 qualifications in English and Maths.  You should be confident, organised, and able to work in a busy environment.

Homefield College is an extremely rewarding place to work, we have an exceptionally caring ethos and pride ourselves on providing an environment which promotes dignity and respect for all, and where aspirations, dreams and goals are a focus.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to branded discounts and memberships (NUS / Costco).
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension & paid holiday (pro-rata to 22 days per year plus bank holidays and one additional discretionary day).

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to hr@homefieldcollege.ac.uk. Application forms can be downloaded from the  Vacancies page on our website.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form in order for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity, and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. This position is subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, social media and enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy should we source a suitable candidate.  

We look forward to hearing from you.