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Job post: Learning Support Assistant

Job information

Job reference: NOTT174020

  • Employment type: Permanent - Part Time
  • Salary: £22,125 to £22,700 per annum (pro rata for part time posts) (Band 3)
  • Published date: 02/05/2024 06:00
  • Application deadline: 19/05/2024 23:59

Job benefits

  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Helpline

Job location

664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ

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Location: Basford (with requirements to work at other campuses)

Job title: Learning Support Assistant (new post required, MM requested)

Contract type: Part Time (18.5hrs per week), Permanent (term time only – 37 weeks per yr

Salary: £22,125 - £22,700 per annum (pro rata for part time posts) (Band 3)

Your future is here

A place to thrive

Being part of Nottingham College means playing a vital part in helping thousands of people reach their potential. Together, we’re making a positive difference to our learners, to our communities and to each other. We’re building better futures, for others and for ourselves. Here, you’ll have the freedom to work in a way that suits you, the support to thrive and the opportunity to shape your career.

Who we need

Nottingham College is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Learning Support Assistant for a September 2024 start. We are looking for dynamic and energetic individuals to join our successful Additional Learning Support team. Key duties and responsibilities include:

- Provide in class support which may include scribing, reading, supporting in exam conditions and re-focussing.

- Where required to provide personal care which may include eating and drinking, assisting to the toilet, using a hoist and assisting to learners to transport (training will provided for personal care duties).

- Liaising with other departments cross multi-team support (wellbeing and curriculum colleagues)

- Update student records and where required log safeguarding concerns

What you’ll bring

You will positively contribute to our learners’ student experience by providing positive bespoke support across the curriculum. Nottingham College is a diverse and inclusive college and we welcome individuals who can embrace our ethos and contribute new ways of thinking to enhance our learners’ experience. This role would include working with learners who have a wide range of needs, both educational and physical, so experience is preferred, but not essential.

Key skills and experience required include:

- Working with a range of learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.

- Providing support to learners with learning difficulties and disabilities

- Ability to work in a challenging environment

- Ability to collaborate with a cross college network learning support and curriculum colleagues to contribute to long term improvements in the quality of learning support.

- Ability to deal with people and situations in a patient and objective manner

- Experience of working flexibly within a team

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact

Interviews are planned for: week commencing 03 June 2024

A place to belong

Join a diverse, vibrant community of over 1,300 staff and feel welcome from day one. Whether it’s enjoying a cuppa and a chat at our Wellness Cafes, collaborating with your colleagues or making the most of the facilities on our campuses, this is a place you can feel involved, connected and supported. With an attractive benefits package including 35 days annual leave, flexible working opportunities, access to a generous pension scheme and perks package, this is a place where you will feel valued and where you can grow and develop. It’s a place where you can share your ideas, work with people from all kinds of backgrounds and together, make a positive difference.

Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team that thrives on innovation, creativity, and outstanding outcomes. Our aim is for our workforce to mirror the rich diversity of the individuals and communities we serve, creating an environment where a range of experiences, skills, and viewpoints are valued. Within our inclusive workplace, everyone is given the opportunity to belong. As part of this we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.


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