Specialist Learning Support Assistant (Supported Studies) – Casual Work

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SALARY: £9.93 per hour

JOB TYPE: Casual work, temporary

LOCATION: Stevenage and working across group sites in North Herts



Our Supported Studies provision is looking to recruit term time only and fractional agency Learning Support Assistants for September (hourly rate of £9.93).

We’re keen to attract staff with experience of working in education or with young people who have special education needs or disabilities (SEND).


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Participation in the Group’s performance related pay scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here



The role of the Learning Support Assistant calls for a dedicated professional with the necessary experience, skills and personal qualities to establish immediate close working relationships with young people and the tutor team.

The post holder will be expected to have:

  • Experience of working with young people who have learning difficulties and disabilities or students in a teaching environment.
  • Commitment to improving opportunities for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities especially in the areas of independence, health and well-being and work opportunities in order to prepare the young people for adulthood.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to motivate others to reach their potential.
  • High levels of personal integrity and confidentiality.
  • A strong track record that demonstrates the ability to adapt and develop creative methods to engage young people.
  • Self-motivation and a proactive approach to utilising personal initiative within a structured framework.
  • An understanding of health and safety, equality and diversity, safeguarding and SEND reforms.
  • Level 2 or equivalent qualification in English and maths.
  • Level 2 qualification in learning support or related discipline.






The Learning Support Assistant (LSA) will be involved with:

  • Our Entry level 1-3 courses involve a variety of sessions and learning activities to promote independence and develop employability skills.
  • In this role you would provide support for students by implementing a range of effective learning strategies to ensure an outstanding student experience and enable each to realise their full potential.
  • You will also have the opportunity to access a range of specialist SEND training.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to work with a large experienced team who are committed to preparing our students for adulthood and their next steps.








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    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “I genuinely enjoy coming to work, the students are the people that motivate me – they are so full of energy and enthusiasm.

    Hart Learning Group’s links to the community are essential for this job to work well – integrating local businesses and organisations ensure we offer the best service to our students.”

    Victoria Lang - Business, Travel & Events Lecturer