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Apprentice Learning Support Assistant

Job description

Nottingham College are offering an amazing opportunity for a Learning Support assistant to join their very experienced team. You will be working from Arthur Mee campus in Stapleford. Duties include providing classroom support and some administration duties, and planning and delivering small group tutoring or catch-up programmes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities that you will trained to carry out:-

Classroom Support:

  • Plan and deliver small group tutoring or catch-up programmes
  • Plan and deliver one-to-one tutoring or catch-up-programmes
    Assist classroom teachers in their work in ensuring that students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities make good progress and participate in lessons
  • Encouraging acceptance and inclusion of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and promoting individual students’ self esteem
  • Act as a Key Worker for some students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities by retaining an oversight of their progress and participation and communicating with parents / carers
  • To undertake break time and lunchtime duties as directed
  • Be aware of confidential issues linked to home/ student/ teacher/ schoolwork and to keep confidences as appropriate
  • Act as a reader/ scribe in examinations for any student with access requirements
  • To provide intimate/personal care for students if required – training will be provided


  • Work with the Senior Teaching Assistant and subject teachers to ensure that teaching and resources are differentiated – helping prepare resources as necessary
  • Observe, record and feedback information on student performance
  • Act in line with the Academy’s policies and procedures.
  • Assist teaching staff in the smooth transition between educational phases


  • Attendance at staff meetings and INSET activities where relevant.
  • Provide pastoral care to students through the House Pastoral Tutor system as a form tutor / co-tutor
  • To uphold and actively support the Academy’s policies and procedures
  • Undertaking any other duties which may reasonably be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined, subject to the provision that normally any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms
  • Manual handling if required – training will be provided

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 18/07/2024

Possible start date: 01/08/2024

Employer information

Nottingham College offers a comprehensive range of further and higher education courses and training opportunities for business and industry.

Address details:

Nottingham College
Jesse Boot Ave, Nottingham

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Reference number VAC1000262161
Working week Term time only Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Total hours per week: 37
Expected duration 21 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Teaching Assistant - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £21,004.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).