Learning Support Practitioners

  • Job Reference: NEW117
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2024
  • Website: http://www.onlyfe.co.uk
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £24,477 to £25,944
  • Sector: Support / IAG
  • Job Type: Part Time

Job Description

Learning Support Practitioners x 7

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time (36 hours) Term-time only . 0.8 FTE

Salary: Starting Salary £24,477.60 with progression up to £25,944.87 per annum (Pro rata of 1.0 FTE - £28,210.00 to £29,901.00)

Closing date: 16.00 Wednesday 15 April 2024

We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic Learning Support Practitioners to join our Inclusive Learning Team. You will support students develop their academic and vocational knowledge and skills that relate to their chosen programmes of study across college. You will support students at every level from Entry 1 to A2 students to achieve their educational aspirations.

Knowledge and experience of assisting students with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities in a variety of teaching and learning environments are essential together with recent and relevant experience working with at least two of the following categories of learning difficulty and disability: physical disability, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, multiple disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders, mental health or behavioural issues, specific learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia/dyspraxia).

You will hold level 2 qualifications in Numeracy and Literacy and have excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English. Excellent computer skills and the ability to work online, demonstrating confidence and competence using a range of basic programmes, including office, excel and google suite are also key.

If you feel you have the skills to contribute to the development of our students and want an exciting role in a highly supportive environment, then please apply.

The College combines great facilities with quality teaching and high standards, including a multi-million pound building, providing state of the art technology enabled learning resource centre, drama studio and café.

We will offer you a warm welcome - a place where all ambitions are celebrated. As one of the largest sixth form colleges in London, we are a non-selective, diverse and secular college, proud to have launched over 50,000 young people onto university, training and employment since we were founded in 1992.

The College is currently graded as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and ‘Outstanding’ for our provision of personal development, behaviour and welfare. We are very proud to be a three-time silver award winner at the Pearson National Teaching Awards, where in 2020, we made history by becoming the first ever provider to win two awards in a single year.

We believe that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society - small changes that add up to make the world a better place.

Our motto is: Diverse in Ambition, United in Success

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, onsite parking, cycle to work, onsite canteen, TECH Scheme, Eye Care support and full access to the onsite gym.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment. We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

This role will be starting as soon as possible depending on the notice period for successful candidates.