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Learning Support Assistant (Part Time)

Closing date for application: 14.06.2021

Part Time, Term Time Only, Monday to Friday

Job Start Date: September 2021

Applications are invited for the position of Learning Support Assistant to support the work of the Learning Support Team in guiding and addressing the individual requirements of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Duties to include:

  • In-class support for students with a range of difficulties
  • Supporting small groups and individual students who attend the Learning Support Department for additional support in literacy and other curriculum areas
  • Developing differentiated activities to ensure students with special educational needs can fully access the curriculum
  • Scribing and reading for students during their examinations (training will be delivered)
  • Some administrative tasks to support the SENCO’s role

The following qualities and experiences would be desirable:

  • An interest in supporting students in Science, Maths and ICT
  • Experience of working with young people within an educational setting
  • A desire to provide pastoral support within a mentoring role
  • The Learning Support Department offers a warm, encouraging and friendly approach within an inclusive ‘can do’ environment and we are looking for somebody who can contribute towards maintaining this positive working ethos

Closing date: Midday on Monday 14 June 2021, with interviews taking place w/c Monday 14 June.  The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.    

Please send a completed application form and covering letter which evidences your suitability for this position at St Joseph's College to

Job application form (PDF)

Job application form (Word)

To help with your application the following guidance relating to recruitment at St Joseph’s College is available for all applicants to download:

Guidance For Applicants