Learning Support Assistant

England, Essex, Maldon
Up to £19579 per annum
12 Jul 2021
09 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

Learning Support Assistant

Permanent, Part Time

Up to £19,579 per annum (FTE)

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 19th July 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Learning Support Team within ACL Essex. ACL are graded as 'Good' by Ofsted in 2018. The salary will be £19,579 full time equivalent, pro rata dependent on hours. [£10.14 per hour]

Please note, hours will be variable according to curriculum needs (as and when / term time). The successful candidate may be required to work daytimes, evenings and/or Saturdays, and travel between Centres.

Required for the following areas:

ACL Chelmsford & ACL Witham & ACL Maldon x 3 LSA (Annualised Hours - Part Time). Ideally the successful candidate should be able to work in all three centres.

Role Specifics:

  • To support tutors in their delivery of academic and vocational courses
  • Support learners with challenging behaviour in an educational environment
  • Support learners with special educational needs and disabilities (general class and 1:1 support)
  • Provide pastoral support to learners within an educational setting
  • To support adult learners with a wide range of difficulties and disability in classes across all curriculum areas.
  • Requirements:

  • English and Maths qualifications at NQF level 2/GCSE equivalent
  • Experience of a support role with Adults/Children within an educational setting
  • Be enthusiastic, proactive and committed to high standards of achievement and behaviour. Have a flexible and supportive approach to changing demands. Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Interviews will be held as below:

    Monday 26th July 2021 at ACL Witham Spinks Lane Witham CM8 1EP

    Closing date for applications: Monday 19th July 2021

    Please note this vacancy may be closed if filled before the closing date

    Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.

    As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service.

    Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits

    Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

    We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

    If you have any queries regarding this role, or require anything further, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0333 013 5888.