Learning Services Assistant – Term-Time only position

Job Title: Learning Services Assistant | Contract Terms: Term Time 36.25 hours per week per week Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4:30pm | Start Date: 21st August 2024 | Salary Rate: Scale point 8 £24,010 (Actual £20,363)

Located 10 miles northwest of Manchester with excellent motorway access, The Sixth Form is a vibrant, highly aspirational, high achieving Sixth Form College of c. 1800 students.  A modern building with fantastic facilities, it is located in the newly developed education sector of the town centre and offers a wide range of A Level and Level 3 BTEC programmes.

The Sixth Form Bolton has an exciting opportunity for a Learning Services Assistant that will work as part of the Learning Services team to provide essential support to students with a range of developmental needs and/or disabilities.

The successful candidate will assist the college in providing a supportive focussed environment in which Learners can thrive by undertaking the following duties:

A full overview of the duties can be found in the enclosed Job Description.

As one of the highest performing colleges in the North West, The Sixth Form Bolton has a key focus on teaching, learning and assessment.  All learners are encouraged to achieve their full potential both academically and personally and we welcome applications from individuals who support this ideal and want to develop a holistic understanding of the education framework.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Provide help for students in navigating the building

  • Work closely with class teachers to facilitate students learning

  • Provide personal care to students as required

  • Assist in the process of evaluating/monitoring students progress and ensuring the successful progression of the student through the curriculum

We can offer you:

  • Free Parking (currently fully subsidised)

  • Complimentary Hot Beverages

  • A modern friendly environment with excellent facilities

  • Membership of an occupational pension scheme (employer contribution 23%)

  • Wellbeing Days

  • Structured professional development opportunities and involvement in regular college inset workshops

  • Employee Assistance Programme

To apply, please complete the application form and email to recruitment@bolton-sfc.ac.uk. You should refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. Please outline your skills, experience and personal qualities and how they relate to the requirements of the post. Please note that only applicants who meet the criteria of the person specification will be considered.

If you require any further information regarding this post, please contact: The Human Resources Department, The Sixth Form Bolton, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5BU or via email recruitment@bolton-sfc.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications: 26th June 2024

Applicants meeting the shortlisting criteria will be contacted for an interview following receipt of their application.

The Sixth Form Bolton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

The Sixth Form Bolton welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


Learning Services Assistant | Person Specification

Learning Services Assistant | Job Description

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