Independent Learning Support (Pathway)

Coventry, West Midlands
£8.9423 - £9.9860 per hour
10 Jun 2021
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Independent Learning Support (Pathway)

Start date 26th August 2021

 Permanent and temporary roles

Various hours and days to suit the needs of the College

Term Time only – 37 weeks (as defined by the College) + 7.1 weeks paid holiday.

Salary – £8.9423 - £9.9860 per hour

Please note these roles are subject to funding

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 assessment that you are operating at level 2 in both subjects. 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.

Completed application forms and the diversity monitoring form should be downloaded from our website and emailed to

To read more or apply, go to our website:

The College will shortlist and interview successful applications as the applications are received. Applicants are encouraged to submit their completed applications as soon as possible. The College reserves the right to close this advert when sufficient applications have been received.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete Enhanced DBS disclosure and provide referee details. Start dates will be conditional upon receipt of satisfactory pre employment checks.

Whilst all applications are judged on merit alone, we would welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates, as this section of the community is currently under-represented in our workforce. The College Is committed to supporting employees who experience mental health difficulties and is proud to display the Mindful Employer logo.