Inclusive Learning Assistant

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Inclusive Learning Assistant

Job description

We are seeking approachable and adap individuals to join our evolving Inclusive Learning Team, supporting students who need to overcome barriers to their learning. You will primarily work with students during term time on a 1:1 or small group basis in the classroom, encouraging independent learning and enabling their personal learning targets to be met.


For appropriately skilled individuals who wish to work full time (i.e. in addition to supporting students during term time), we can offer the opportunity to work within a range of cross-college teams to provide for example administration, marketing, admissions and IT services support.


This is a highly rewarding role and would be suited to somebody with great enthusiasm and effective communication skills.


The successful candidate will have the ability to relate to young people and/or adults with a range of additional needs, including learning disabilities, mental health needs, social emotional difficulties, and physical care. A recognised ‘Learning Support’ related qualification is desirable, and experience of SEND would be particularly advantageous.


*We have various contracts available from full time, permanent staff to part time, term time only. Please state your availability on your application*


West Suffolk College is one of the country’s leading further education and apprenticeship providers. Our apprenticeship results have consistently remained above the national average. We offer many degrees, HNCs and HNDs at our focused and inclusive University Studies Centre. We have around 13,000 students including nearly 2,000 apprentices studying with us.


As a College, our Character Strengths and Mission Statement underpin our expectations of all our students and employees. Please familiarise yourself with these and incorporate them into your personal statement; this will be of benefit if you are invited to attend for an interview.


This is an opportunity to join a hugely supportive organisation where we value, support and facilitate your professional development, as well as offering many other benefits including an attractive pension scheme, staff wellbeing initiatives and employee assistance.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


For further information please contact our recruitment team at: [email protected]

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st May 2023

Interviews: Will be held shortly thereafter


We are 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 in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.


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


All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website –


We are passionate about promoting equality of opportunity and creating a working ment where diversity is recognised and celebrated and everyone has the chance to reach their full potential. Our ment is diverse in character and student population. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from Black Minority Ethnic origin and those with a disability.


Eastern Colleges Group is committed to safeguarding our children and young people/vulnerable adults. We uphold fundamental British Values and expect all our employees to do the same.


All appointments are subject to safer recruitment checks, including previous employment checks, online searches and an Enhanced DBS Check.


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