Learning Support Assistant

Start Date:                  ASAP

Actual Salary:            £3,793.28 unqualified, £3,883.26 qualified (8 hours per week, term time)

                                    (£21,145.03– £21,646.65 FTE)

Contract:                    8 hours per week / 38 weeks per year

Job Expires:  9am Wednesday 6th March 2024

Interview Date:  Tuesday 12th March 2024

‘Achievement through experience’.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and reliable Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly and supportive team. Based primarily at our Mountsorrel, Sileby or Barrow-upon-Soar sites, 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 difficulties and behaviours of concern 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.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

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.
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension

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 is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 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 and enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.