Senior Learning Support

FTE £20360.63 (this role and hrs are 0.93 FTE)
Role type:
Part Time, Term-Time Only
40hrs weekly, 40 weeks per year (a minimum 0.8 FTE will be considered)
Contract type:
Term-time only
Closing Date:
Sunday 22 November 2020
Job Details:

This exciting role has been established as part of the development of Learning Support across Learning Programmes and wider college teams. This key role will allow individuals to develop expertise within a specialist subject area and develop that of support staff.

TA’s will be involved in further developing the existing quality monitoring processes to ensure consistency of standards and practice across all learning areas. Experience in functional skills is highly desirable.

You will have responsibility for the day to day effective support of students in their timetabled sessions and mentoring of the learning support staff with a desired outcome of making a positive contribution to the quality of the learner experience within a learning environment.  As part of the leisure provision, there is a requirement to support an evening activity.

Additional to this, you will be required to achieve the learning support qualification and will be enrolled on this internal course.

Please note that a minimum of 0.80 FTE will be considered.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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