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Learning Support Assistant

Salary: £19,950 per annum pro rata
Contract type: Fixed Term
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only

Closing date: Tuesday 30 August 2022

How to apply: Please apply via our website at www.dv8sussex.com/jobs

Who to contact if you have a query: For more information, or to arrange an informal chat ahead of an application, please contact Si Morley (s.morley@londonlc.org.uk)


This role has been designed to support learners with their educational needs and to promote independence. Deployment of this post will depend on the needs of the college. The appointed person will be responsible for monitoring and supporting students that have additional needs. The appointee will also help develop and feedback on the development of the Learning Support Team.


  • Supporting learners in their studies (including English and Maths) and to access the physical environment 
  • Meeting with Learning Support Coordinators to report concerns and carry out duties as directed
  • Working collaboratively with relevant departments to ensure quality student experience and safety 
  • Monitor and log student progress in relation to EHC outcomes
  • Log support given to students in relevant files
  • Produce and maintain learner profiles for teaching staff use following Learning Support Team’s proforma
  • Raise any safeguarding concerns in a timely manner in line with college policy 
  • Provide support to cover exam concessions
  • Contribute to quality improvement processes across college
  • To facilitate extra-curricular activities (including Life Skills and clubs)

Essential Criteria:

  • Great communication skills
  • Good level of IT knowledge
  • Up to Level 2 English and Maths qualifications
  • Ability to form positive working relations with students and staff
  • Clear enhanced DBS check

Desirable Criteria: 

  • Knowledge of SEN and High Needs learning
  • Subject specific knowledge (Games, Media or Music)
  • Previous experience of supporting young people in education

For more information, or to arrange an informal chat ahead of an application, please contact Si Morley (s.morley@londonlc.org.uk)

Please apply via our website at www.dv8sussex.com/jobs

Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/49421/26213

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Brighton

  • Salary
  • £19,950 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 30 August 2022

  • Organisation
  • Dv8 Sussex

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • TBC

  • Job type
  • Education and Learning