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Learning Support Officer

Education - School

School Support Staff

Rochdale Sixth Form College

Job Reference Number:


Grade / Teacher Scale:

Points 17-22

Contract Type:



Full Time

Working Pattern:

Term Time Plus 1 Week

Actual Salary:

£14,178 - £16,388

Interview Date:

12th June 2018

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Learning Support Officer

Permanent – 37 hrs per week – Term Time Only + 5 Days – Immediate Start

Required to work to 6pm on a rota basis within our Achievement Centre study area


We are looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic and passionate Learning Support Officer, who is keen to continuously improve the classroom experience of our students. Highly motivated and resilient you will have a genuine desire to improve the life chances of our young people. The successful candidate will work within a successful and hardworking team. RSFC has an excellent reputation and this is a real opportunity for you to make your mark.


You will be joining RSFC at a very exciting time in its development and there are always opportunities for career progression for hardworking and resilient colleagues.


Key Areas of Responsibility:

· To implement agreed learning support with individuals/groups and support teaching staff in the learning and development of students.

· To provide detailed and specialist skills/knowledge within the field of SEN (special educational needs)/ALN (additional learning needs).

For more information visit: or contact Kate Cullen (PA to Principal) for an application pack: or telephone 01706 769800.


Applications should be returned to arrive no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 6th June 2018


Interviews provisionally planned for Tuesday 12th June 2018


Salary: All appointments will be made on the nationally agreed Sixth Form College pay spine based on qualification and experience. The salary for this post is Points 15 – 22 currently £16,000 to £18,494 (actual for term time plus 1 week is £14,178 to £16,388).

Appointments made on scale point 17 or below will be topped up to the living wage of £16,880 per annum (actual Salary £14,957).

Applicants are informed that if appointed to this post their contract of employment will be with the school governing board who is the employer, and not Rochdale Council.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English is an essential requirement of this post.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject an enhanced DBS and background check.


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working hours

term time

application deadline

12 00 pm

6th Jun 2018

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