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Learning Support Assistant 

Salary: £18,942 per annum / pro rata 

Hours: 18.5 - 20.5 hours per week, 36 weeks per year (Term Time Only)

Fixed Term Contract until July 2022

Start date: ASAP

A day in the life of…..

Eastleigh College is a General Further Education College offering a variety of vocational courses to full and part time learners from level 1 to level 7. You will be supporting students with a variety of learning and physical needs which may include dyslexia, hearing impairments, Autism, SEMH, etc. You will need to have a keen interest in working in this field and may already have experience in supporting students in a classroom, 1:1 and / or small group environments.

Skills/experience required:

You will already be, or show potential of becoming an excellent classroom practitioner, supporting young people with their studies, in a variety of settings.  Able to establish constructive relationships with students and teachers, promote the inclusion and acceptance of all, while setting challenging and demanding expectations. Supporting students with a variety of learning needs including Autism/Asperger's, challenging behaviour or emotional needs in a variety of vocational subject areas would also be particularly welcome. Knowledge of Education Health and Care Plans and their requirements would be desirable.

Qualifications required:

You must hold a minimum of English and Maths GCSE’s (C or above), or the equivalent Level 2 functional skills qualification.

Ideal attributes of applicant:

Applicants must be comfortable talking to and engaging with students; as well as enthusiastic, flexible, proactive, resilient; able to adapt approaches and interaction when needed, and promote self-esteem and independence within the classroom.

Any other info.

Please note that if you have not been contacted 2 weeks after applying, please be advised you have been unsuccessful in your application for the post.

Please be advised that the post may be withdrawn at any point if a suitable applicant has been appointed.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

Following a review of the recruitment process we are now requesting references prior to interview – please ensure when applying, you have provided the details of referees that cover the previous 5 years of employment and a character reference.

How to Apply

Should you be interested in any of our vacancies please complete the application (2 parts) and send it to or alternatively send an up to date CV with a covering letter

Part One - Application Form

Part Two - Personal Details

Please ensure you return both parts to ensure your application is complete.