Independent Learning Support - Pathway

Tile Hill
£16,997 - £18,981
23 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Job Ref
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time



Various hours and days to suit the needs of the College

Term Time only – 37 weeks + 7.1 weeks paid holiday

FTE Salary - £16,997 - £18,981, pro-rated for hours and weeks worked

September Start

Based in Coventry, we specialise in providing excellent education and support to learners with diverse and complex needs, including Autism. Our staff are committed to enabling learners to reach their potential and fulfil their ambitions.

We have an exciting opportunity for support assistants to join our team. The successful candidates will have a broad knowledge base of working with learners with challenging behaviours and experience of developing and supporting learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

In your role as a member of the ILS learning support staff team you will be responsible for supporting students in the Pathway in an educational environment under the guidance of the teaching staff.  You will be responsible for monitoring and assessing and recording students’ progress through effective target setting and ensuring that students are able to access the curriculum effectively. You will also be responsible for delivering all aspects of personal care to individual students.

To apply, you should have level 2 numeracy and literacy, or demonstration via an online assessment that you are operating at level 2 in both subjects, a recognised qualification in Care and/or Supporting Teaching and Learning in classroom, or willingness to achieve relevant units within 3 months.  You should have experience of working in a flexible and responsive team as well working in a learning environment. You will need to be a team worker, with excellent communication, organisational and planning skills.  You should have good IT skills with the ability to lead others and prioritise workloads. It is important to have a positive, proactive, flexible approach to work and a strong commitment to excellence and student success.

For details of this and other career opportunities visit  You should submit completed application and diversity monitoring forms to no later than 9.00 a.m. on Friday 14th June 2019. Interviews for this role will take place on Monday 24th June 2019.*

*The College reserves the right to change this date.

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