Learning Support Assistants




Pro rata £10,544.78-£11,320.78pa £23,042-£24,739pa Full Time equivalent. Salary based on Business and Learning Support scale

Closing date:

05 July 2024

Job Title: Learning Support Assistants

Location: Enfield, Crystal Palace, Gunnersbury Park, Mottingham

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours per week: 19.5–32.5 hours, Term Time only, 38 weeks per year

Salary: Actual salary – £10,544.22 – £11,320.78pa inclusive.

Full Time Equivalent Salary – £23,042-£24,739pa inclusive                                    

Over the last 50 years, Capel Manor College has helped thousands of school leavers and adults achieve their dream of working with animals, plants and the environment.  As London’s environmental college, the College plays a vital role in the green agenda for the capital, equipping the next generation of land-based sector workers with the skills and knowledge needed to preserve and protect London’s wildlife, national parks and green spaces.  Capel Manor College is an exciting, innovative and stimulating work environment and we are interested in hearing from applicants who are committed to excellence and improving the lives of others through education, training and skills development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Learning Support Assistant to join our Student Services team. Do you enjoy working with young people with SEN and are you passionate about helping them reach their full potential, have a passion or interest in the environment, then Capel Manor College is the right place for you!

The ideal candidate will be have previously worked in an educational or care setting and supported young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. Have a good understanding of Safeguarding, Prevent, equality and diversity policies and procedures, be able to work flexibly and adapt to the needs of the service.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills, compassion, be able to work in collaboration with all teams and have previous experience of working with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities.

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 generous annual leave, a defined benefit pension scheme (Teacher’s Pension Scheme for Lecturing roles and Local Government Pension Scheme for Support roles), employee assistance programme and full access to Capel Gardens.


Equality, diversity and inclusion

Capel Manor College is committed to creating and promoting an equal, diverse and inclusive workforce that enables those working at the College to achieve their full potential.  We are committed to achieving a truly representative workforce and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the 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.

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