Learning Support Specialist

Job Roles:
Specialist, Support
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North West
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£18,600 - £23,283 Pro Rata
2nd Dec 2019
Start Date:
City of Liverpool College
Job Ref:

Learning Support Practitioner – 42 Weeks Term Time Only

An exciting opportunity for dedicated and experienced Additional Learning Support Specialists has arisen in one of the country’s largest colleges.

With a turnover of £35m annually, the College Group services c.12, 000 learners each year from a diverse variety of backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities, Beacon status, Gold Investors in People status and an excellent purpose-built estate across the city, the College is home to ground breaking innovation and involved in a wide variety of exciting new developments across the city and the wider educational landscape.

The successful candidate will contribute to achieving excellence in supporting students through innovative and excellent practice. You will be expected to assess and support students of all ages with a wide range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities (moderate learning difficulties, physical/mental/ sensory/specific learning difficulties/disabilities to name a few).

The purpose of support is to remove barriers to learning and access, improving participation and achievements, fostering confidence and independence among students. You will be expected to carry out a detailed assessment of need and make recommendations for both teaching and support staff to meet the needs of students effectively. You will offer effective and consistent support to students at all levels, enabling them to reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will be educated to at least Level 3 or above ( in relevant field) and have proven relevant experience of supporting students in an educational setting coupled with knowledge and understanding of disabilities and/or learning difficulties.

The City of Liverpool College is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

Further details and an application pack can be accessed under ‘The College’ ‘College Jobs' at: www.liv-coll.ac.uk where you can complete your application online.

Closing Date: Midnight, 11TH December 2019

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
City of Liverpool College
Tel: 0151 252 3121
Contact: Rachel Arthur

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