Learning Support Assistant - Additional Learning Support
(Full-time and Part-time vacancies available, Term Time Working)
We are currently seeking to recruit outstanding individuals to join our expanding College as we embark on an exciting new Academic year. 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!
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 Additional Learning Support Department. There are fantastic full-time and part-time roles available, all of which are term-time only. 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.
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.
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)
Please be advised that the vacancy will close on the 11th April 2023.
Candidates will be shortlisted and interviews will be held on a rolling basis.
To apply 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.
*Applications will be shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before this closing date. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and Barred List check along with other legally required checks which are an essential part of the safeguarding process.
BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.