Sessional Learning Support Assistant

Job Type
Support, Sessional (Hourly paid)
Job Category
Learning Support Assistant
Employment Basis
Hourly Rate
10.00 per hour (including payment for holiday)

Outstanding Facilities – Outstanding Opportunities

At East Surrey College we are committed to achieving excellence for all our students. Inspirational teaching and the dedication of all our staff supports the continuing growth of our student success. We are seeking dynamic and highly motivated individuals to join our team to work in an exciting and diverse learning environment.

We are looking to recruit Learning Support Assistants to provide support to students across a broad spectrum of curriculum subject areas, including; Art, Design and Media, Business and Professional Studies, Technology, Supported Learning, Hair and Beauty and Caring Services.   Learning Support Assistants help the College to provide a quality learning environment with the ultimate aim of raising levels of attainment.

The role will involve working with learners with a variety of support needs, including those with emotional and behavioural needs, learning difficulties and those who have disengaged from mainstream education.

These positions will suit highly motivated and dedicated individuals with experience of supporting students in a college or school environment.  Candidates must have excellent communication skills, will be qualified to at least level 2 in literacy and numeracy and will have a good level of IT skills.  Ideally candidates will hold a qualification in providing learning support or will be willing to obtain this qualification. 

Please note that if you are successful in your application you will join our Sessional “bank” of staff on a flexible, zero hours contract. Once on our bank of staff you will be allocated hours as and when they are available. We are looking for individuals who are able to commit to at least three days a week. Normal College working hours are 08.45-17.00 but end times can be flexible depending on student timetables.  

At East Surrey College we are committed to Equal Opportunities, encouraging applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population.  We are also committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adultsand expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment