Learning Support Assistant

Randstad Education
Farnham, UK
07 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you passionate about changing the lives of vulnerable young people?

Do you have experience working with learning difficulties?

Do you build strong and positive relationships with young adults?

A college near Farnham are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to work with SEN students in a mainstream setting. You will be helping students access their chosen subjects and getting stuck in yourself! This will be many of the students' last stage of education so they will need support in learning the life skills and gaining the independence they will need for the world of work.

Benefits of working for Randstad:

-Online e-learning training modules

-Career advice

-Team teach training

-Exclusive online services

-Dedicated consultant throughout your journey

-Great market knowledge to match you to your perfect role

-Advice and editing on your current CV

-On call 24/7

College Benefits:

-Specialist training workshops to mirror real-life scenarios

-Central location, near the town centre

-Free on-site parking

-Set on extensive grounds

-Huge, varied curriculum

Your responsibilities will include:

-Helping to build students' confidence and motivation

-Acting as a liaison between tutor and student

-Physically supporting learners; pushing wheelchairs, working with animals and working outside in all weathers

-Supporting learners with managing behaviour and accessing the curriculum

-Ensuring accurate student records are maintained

An ideal candidate may possess the following skills and capabilities:

-The ability to adapt to a range of working environments and different learning abilities

-An understanding of health and safety implications

-Self-motivation and the ability to work as part of a team

-Significant experience working with young people or adults with a range of learning difficulties

-GCSE grade C or above in Maths and English

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

-The ability and willingness to travel between sites and elsewhere on a regular basis

Can't wait to get stuck into the varied college curriculum? Then apply now as interviews are currently being held!

For more information about the role or to apply, please contact Emily Stokes on (phone number removed) or email

If this isn't the right role for you, we have an array of positions in the Sussex, Essex and Kent area which may also be of interest to you.

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Any successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process, including an enhanced DBS check

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