Learning Support Assistant

Milton Keynes College

  • Up to £24,995 per annum
  • Surrey / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Learning Support Assistant

Location: HMP Coldingley / HMP Send
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Flexible Working: We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Salary: Up to £24,995 per annum
Apprenticeships: Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To: Education Manager



Milton Keynes College have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Assistant to join our Prison Education team at HMP Coldingley, with one day per week supporting HMP Send. As a successful Learning Support Assistant, you will provide inspirational learning support to small groups of learners and on a 1:1 basis. This will require a holistic approach to highlight specific learning needs and improving learner skills. Your focus will be on ALS, Maths and English, leading to employability outcomes, with effective target setting to meet individual needs.

You will be a passionate, creative, and empathetic towards our learners and be able to offer knowledge and guidance to our learners.

As an Learning Support Assistant, you will be working across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.  All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).   In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


  • 30 days annual leave, plus additional days leave for UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card
  • Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities

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