Learning Assistant

Highbury College
11 Jan 2021
16 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Title: Learning Assistant

Hours: Part time 13 hours - Term Time Only

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £16,823.42 FTE

Highbury College has fantastic new opportunities for positive and enthusiastic individuals looking to work as Learning Assistants. These are permanent part time positions and we can be flexible about hours of work across the week and across the different centres of the College.

Learning Assistants are responsible to the Head of Learning Support for providing high quality support to students with learning difficulties and disabilities within the Learning Support department. Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance. The main duties of this post are:

To support students and assist teaching staff in the conduct of teaching and learning activities

To contribute to the assessment and accurate recording of students’ progress, skills and individual learning in the required format

To provide learning support to help students develop language, numeracy, IT, organisational skills and confidence

To keep written records as requested and required for audit purposes e.g. weekly lesson plan logs and Student Reviews/Profiles

What we can offer you:

You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts

A competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%

A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery

A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff

Childcare voucher scheme

access to an online discount website (NUS)

Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

Regular support and coaching throughout your first year

A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College

A thorough Induction programme

Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher

Employee Assistance Programme

So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion? Then come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.

For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.

Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please visit the link below and complete our application form. CV’s will not be accepted!


Please note: If you require any assistance with the completion of your application please contact the Human Resources department on 02392 328910.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only applicants being actively considered for this job opening will be contacted for further discussions. We encourage you to visit our web site https://www.highbury.ac.uk/about/jobs/ regularly for new job openings.