Job Description

Academic Learning Support Assistant

­­­­­Student Support and Engagement

37 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum

Salary: Business Support £18,329 – £21,512 pro-rata

Reference Number: 3661 

Responsible to the Learning Support Manager as a key member of the Student Support and Engagement Team you will provide a high quality, proactive learning support service for students who have special educational needs and disabilities. You will work with curriculum teams to ensure that all learners receiving support have the opportunities to achieve and exceed their potential, develop independence skills and have equal opportunities to progress into further study, employment and/or positive community engagement. 

With experience of working in an education or care setting with young people with learning difficulties, disabilities and complex and physical needs. you will have Level 2 Maths and English or equivalent or willingness to achieve within 1 year together with qualifications in learning support, care or education or a willingness to work towards. You must have knowledge and understanding of barriers and issues faced by students with special educational needs and disabilities and strategies to overcome these. You should also be prepared to provide personal care to learners with high/complex needs.

As an individual you will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce 

Closing date 8th August 12 noon