Learning Support Assistant (Gateway)

North Kent College
Dartford, Kent
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within North Kent College’s Gateway department in the capacity of Learning Support Assistant. Please see below for details of this vacancy:

Spine Points 9 (£10,682.70) to 13 (£11,935.10), plus enhanced holiday pay.

Location: The College’s Gravesend (Kent) campus.

Working hours: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday) / 36 weeks per annum.

The role of Learning Support Assistant (Gateway) will involve supporting learners with identified learning difficulties/disabilities to enable them to succeed on their independent living, vocational preparation or Skills Plus programmes. A key aspect of this role is supporting learners with personal care tasks as required, including eating, washing, dressing and toileting.

To be successful, you will have a good standard of English and Maths and will be computer literate. Ideally, you will also have a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification and a current First Aid Certificate (or be willing to undergo appropriate training).

In return, you can look forward to an excellent benefits package, including enhanced holiday pay, pension scheme, life insurance, childcare vouchers, free parking, onsite nursery, restaurants and a coffee shop. In addition to the above, you will enjoy discounted sports facilities, gym membership and beauty treatments.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit North Kent College’s staff vacancies page.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 25th June 2017. Interviews will be held during week commencing 12th July 2017.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. All appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, providing it to the College for review.