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Learning Support Assistant 

Salary: £7341.60 pro rata (£18,942 per annum FTE)

Hours: 18.5 hours per week, 36 weeks per year

Fixed Term Contract until 8th July 2022

Start date: September 2021

We have a number of opportunities for Learning Support Assistants in the following areas:

  • 1:1 LSA in Motor Vehicle
  • 1:1 LSA in Plumbing

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Please be advised that the post may be withdrawn at any point if a suitable applicant has been appointed.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 recruitment@eastleigh.ac.uk 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.