Norwich, Norfolk
City College Norwich

Tier 4 Learning Support Assistants

Fixed term maternity cover and supply posts with full or part time hours

£18,328 per annum pro rata (£10.73 per hour)

We are looking for Learning Support Assistants (LSA) within our Curriculum Services team to work across the following three City College Norwich campuses: Norwich campus, Easton campus and Paston campus, supporting in a range of learning environments and academic areas.

This is a great opening for anyone with a passion to support young people.

Currently we have full and/or part time fixed term, maternity cover and supply posts which could lead to permanent positions within the year. Applicants for Tier 4 positions are welcome from those new to support but looking for a career in supporting students with a learning disability or difficulty.

Posts offering personal care:

Applicants must be willing to support young adults with personal intimate care and may be asked to work across the college or in our Preparation for Adult Life (PAL) course. This is a fantastic opportunity to work at the college in one of our specialist areas in our purpose-built learning environments, with specialist sensory area, a rebound therapy room and two personal care suites and rated outstanding by Ofsted!

You will have knowledge or willingness to work with students with highly complex needs and the successful applicant/s will be asked to offer personal intimate care, feeding, medication and participate in activities such as swimming and outdoor trips (post covid). Experience and knowledge in both care and education settings would be an advantage

Posts offering sector skills:

We are also looking for support staff to inspire our young engineers and our sports/public service students, whilst supporting them to develop sector ready skills to move into the workplace, although you may be also asked to work in other areas too depending on student support need.

You will have a proficient level of literacy, numeracy, and ICT to support alongside practical or subject based knowledge. The most important attribute we look for is the drive to want to support young adults to be independent, confident, and ready for work, irrespective of any barriers to learning.

City College Norwich is a great place to work. We are one of three National SEND Centre for Excellence and are privileged to be part of positive and stepped changed to the SEND sector. As one of the largest colleges in East Anglia we have a large and diverse team of over nine hundred full and part time staff within teaching and support roles and there are opportunities for progression within the workplace. Curriculum Services is a large team with 200 members and by joining us you will part of a large dynamic supportive team, undertaking rewarding life changing work for our SEND students.

We operate safe COVID conditions. If you would like more information about this or the role please contact Shirley Barker, Team Leader at

To view the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications and to apply please visit

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Closing date: Sunday 1 August 2021

All new appointed employees are required to complete an enhanced DBS Check and register with the DBS Update Service. Please note: From the 28 November 2020 the government implemented changes to the filtering rules therefore we have been instructed that we cannot accept any update service checks on DBS certificates that have been issued before this date. Therefore, a new one must be completed with the organisation.

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