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West Lothian College Almondvale Crescent Livingston West Lothian, EH54 7EP
£26,339 - £29,783 per year
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Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Start Date: 1st August 2024

Hours: 35 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term for 12-month duration, sessional

Salary: Grade 3 Points 11 to 18

£26,339 to £29,783 per annum

(salary subject to pending job evaluation)


West Lothian College is looking to appoint a Learning Assistant in the Care, Health and Sport faculty. The learning assistant role will support the curriculum in that students will be supported to extend their learning through practical, non-assessed experiences and activities in the classroom and in the community. The learning assistant will also support students to engage in learning in lower level courses by working with lecturing staff to meet student needs in turn supporting retention and levels of success.


Working for the college you will benefit from a generous leave entitlement, career average pension scheme, excellent on-site facilities such as gym and restaurant, together with transport, health, wellbeing benefits and retail discounts. The college is located within the town centre with an array of shops and restaurants all within a few minutes walking distance.


The post holder should be educated to HNC level or equivalent in a childhood practice related discipline. You should have knowledge, understanding and previous experience within this sector, with good organisational skills, the ability to prioritise effectively and be able to communicate well at all levels.


Those shortlisted will be required to prepare and deliver a 10-minute presentation and undertake a competency-based interview.


Closing date for applications is 2359hrs on Wednesday 9th of July 2024.


Interviews will take place onsite at West Lothian College on Wednesday 17th of July 2024.


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