Learning Support Assistant/Trainee Learning Support Assistant

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 24 July 2022

Salary: £19,006 – £22,177 per annum FTE (pro-rata)

Specific Hours: Various hours available

Learning Support Assistant/Trainee Learning Support Assistant

£19,006 – £22,177 per annum FTE (pro-rata)

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Various/flexible hours available

Term time only (35 weeks per year)

Fixed Term until August 2023


About Us


Hartpury University and Hartpury College are among the UK’s leading specialist education providers in agriculture, animal, equine, sport and veterinary nursing. Located in Gloucestershire, Hartpury University and Hartpury College sit side-by-side on a beautiful 360-hectare campus. We provide world-class facilities to more than 4,000 university and college-level students studying undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, A-levels and diplomas, as well as undertaking industry research. The University is rated top 20 in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times Good University Guide 2022) and has 96% graduate employability, whilst the College is rated Ofsted Outstanding in all areas. A passionate and innovative business culture and exceptional support networks make Hartpury an ideal career choice.


About the Role


  • Provide students with the appropriate academic and practical support both in and out of the classroom.
  • Support Lecturers and Tutors working with students with specific needs.
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of support within the College.
  • Maintain accurate records to aid student support and welfare.


About you


  • You will have a keen interest in supporting young people with SEND.
  • You will have a Level 2 qualification in literacy skills or similar.
  • You will be able to support learners in practical sessions as well as academically.
  • Experience of working with post 16 young people in an educational setting is an advantage although not essential.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of our subject areas including Equine, Sport, Agriculture and Animal Management would also be an advantage although not essential.


What we Offer


  • Full training package linked to your role
  • Wellbeing events and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Teachers’ pension
  • Employee Discounts Scheme
  • Support for continuous professional development
  • Onsite fitness facilities


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Scheme checks along with other relevant employment checks. 


Click the button below to see full details and to apply online or telephone (01452) 702135 to request documents by post. 


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The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 24th July 2022.


 Hartpury values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Hartpury’s expectation is that all eligible staff will be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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