Learning Support Assistant - Foundation

Job Description

Posted on: 
September 9, 2022

Learning Support Assistant - Foundation

(Multiple Part-Time Vacancies Available, Term Time Working, Fixed Term until June 2023, Starting September 2022)

We are currently seeking to recruit outstanding individuals to join our expanding College as we embark on an exciting new Academic year in September 2022. This is an ongoing recruitment-drive and we expect places to be filled very quickly so please ensure you submit your application ASAP so you don’t miss out! 

What’s Available

If you seek an opportunity for a role where every day is completely different this may well be the job for you! We are looking for talented, highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join BCA as Learning Support Assistants in our Foundation Department. There are fantastic part-time roles available (days to be agreed) all of which are term-time only and fixed term until June 2023. The salary will be a pro rata of £18,579 to £19,367 per annum for term time working depending on the number of hours worked.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to offer in-class and, in some instances, out of class support to learners with a range of learning needs. Working alongside specialist tutors and vocational lecturing staff, you will provide an outstanding learning experience for our students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. 

What We’re Looking For

You will have knowledge and awareness of a variety of approaches to supporting learners. Experience of similar work with post-16 learners and/or supporting students with GCSE Maths & English would be useful. You will have a can-do attitude, a positive outlook, be flexible in your approach to working with different students and staff, be willing to give new challenges a go and seek personal development.

About Us

BCA is a popular and expanding FE college with a strong land-based heritage. We have an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every student is important.

Why Work for Us

  • Generous pension scheme

  • A wide range of learning & career opportunities

  • Family friendly policies including enhanced maternity 

  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount-schemes

  • Comprehensive life events, long service and recognition programme

  • Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College Gym)

How to Apply

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.

Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.

We will be shortlisting and inviting successful candidates to interview throughout the recruitment-drive so please ensure you submit your application ASAP. Don’t wait until the closing date as you may miss out! 

Please be advised that your application may be viewed by different departments hiring Learning Support Assistants.

This vacancy will close on Friday 30th September 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Berkshire College of Agriculture merged with The Windsor Forest College Group on 1st August 2022. All appointments from this date will be made on The Windsor Forest College Group terms and conditions of employment.

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