Learning Support Assistant (RL9779) Scarborough, England

Salary: GBP16500 - GBP17500 per annum

Are you a learning support assistant looking for either a full time or part-time role? Do you have experience of assisting in Maths and English classes? Are you immediately available?


Castle Education are working with an outstanding college in the North Yorkshire region who are looking for an Experienced learning support practitioner to support several classes across the college, catching pupils up to speed and supporting them with basic levels of Maths and English. There are two roles available, one offering part-time hours with the other role offering up to Up to 37 hours per week. The learning support assistant would also only be subject to working term time only. The contract is to end in June 2021.


Within the role of learning support practitioner, you will provide support for students returning to education following Covid-19 lockdown, who have struggled with re-engagement. The focus will be to target those learners with lower-level entry qualifications ie GCSE below level 5 in English and Maths and level 1 equivalent.


These roles will provide 121 and group support in identified subject areas, to improve study skills, additional tutorial support and improve organisational skills to enable success in their chosen programme for progression. In addition, you may assist students with an Education, Health and Care plan and those with a range of learning difficulties to develop the necessary skills and competencies for them to be successful in their learning programme. It is expected you will develop learner confidence and empower them to fully engage in learning


The Qualities and Qualifications you are to possess:

  • Previous support experience, assisting those who have learning difficulties
  • The skills, experience, and knowledge to deliver a support programme, enabling those who struggle to learn
  • Enthusiasm and patience to pass on your skills and knowledge to others
  • A Learning Support qualification is advantageous
  • DBS on the update service
  • Level 2 in Numeracy and Literacy

When you work with Castle Education, you will have access to a range of expertise and advice as well as benefits.

We can provide you with:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to a personal consultant who is an expert in Further Education recruitment
  • The ability to sign up to our Castle Education rewards, discount and pension schemes
  • Access to a huge range of teaching opportunities through our network

The wage for this role is: £16,900 pro-rata

If you have any questions, then don’t hesitate to contact us, we would love to speak to you and help you figure out the next step in your career.

Did you know? - Castle Education offer market-leading pay rates; along with additional holiday pay. - We have specialist dedicated recruitment consultants to take care of every part of the recruitment process and meet all our candidates face to face

If this sounds like a role that you would like, please forward us your most up to date CV to alexandra@castle-employment.co.uk or call 01723 365432 today for more information