Learning Support Assistants

depending on experience

Posted 2 months ago | ref: 268520


Learning Support Assistants

£11 - £15 an hour 


Capital Talent Box at West London College are looking for Learning Support Assistants to join us on an ongoing temporary basis throughout the academic year, offering between £11 and £15 per hour and anything between 1 and 5 days per week.


Are you passionate about improving students’ lives?


Do you have a knowledge or an awareness of challenging behaviour?


If the answer is yes, keep reading to find out more and apply!


You will be responsible for assisting students to become more independent learners by supporting their education and care.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


To provide learning and study skills support for the learner in class, either 1-1 or in small groups

Attend to learners’ personal care needs, including social, health, hygiene, first-aid administration, medication administration and welfare matters, as well as assisting to and from classes as necessary and monitoring during breaks where appropriate

Use initiative to embed the support of development of independent study skills and literacy/numeracy skills in all classes

To support and implement travel assistance procedures, policies, and duties

Assist learning support managers in liaising with parents, carers, and professional staff in order to promote the learning objectives of each learner

Assisting learners during work experiences opportunities both in and out of the college

What do we need from you?


Minimum grade C in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent such as a Level 2 functional skills qualification

Excellent communication skills

Experience of working with young people (in a SEN environment is desirable but not essential)

Experience in a SEND or a Care Support background (particularly working with young people or supporting students in education is desirable but not essential)

About Capital Talent Box


Capital Talent Box is the onsite agency at West London College. Launched in summer 2020 to serve the college’s recruitment needs, its key aim is to provide quality agency associates to be part of the college’s continuing success. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.


We're more than a recruitment agency - we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.


We are passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion. We believe all people should have the opportunity for a great education and for learners to achieve their goals, their way. To support and encourage independence, leading onto a lifetime of opportunities and regardless of learning difficulties or disability. Do you feel the same way?


The legal bit...


Capital Talent Box are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Capital Talent Box is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted, you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.