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:
£19,158 - £23,981 Pro Rata (42 Weeks)
14th Feb 2020
Start Date:
City of Liverpool College
Job Ref:

About the College
Opened in 1992 after being formed from a number of colleges in the city we now have 5 locations situated in the heart of Liverpool. Each site is located near local transport or nearby car parks making it easy and convenient for all staff.

The college itself has many benefits for all employees including;
-Fully equipped gym
-High quality Beauty and Hair Salon
-Academy Bakery
-Fine Dining restaurant

About the Role
Learning Support Specialist – 42 Weeks Term Time Only

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 Group serves 12,000 learners each year from a diverse variety of backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities, TEF Silver status for Higher Education provision, the College is home to ground breaking innovation and involved in a wide variety of exciting new developments across the city.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age and adhering to the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required DFE pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure including a Barred List Check.

The College Group actively participate in the Two Ticks – Positive about Disabled People scheme.
The college reserve the right to close the advert early for a large number of applications.

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

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