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Support Assistant

Newbury, Berkshire
Newbury College
Term Time
£17,768 FTE, pro-rata'd for part time hours
16th November 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
7th December 2021 11:59 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 1 year FTC
  • Job ID: 1189966

We are currently looking for Curriculum Support Assistants to provide 1-2-1 support for our young learners. This is a fundamental role within our Foundation Learning department, that provides bespoke learning opportunities for students with both physical and learning disabilities within Newbury College.

Due to new students joining us at Newbury College, we are looking for support in a number of our classrooms. We currently have vacancies for 12, 18 or 24 hours per week, term time only. You will be required to work from 8:50am – 3:10pm on a term-time only basis. Please note, the salary advertised is based on an hourly rate of £9.21 per hour, working 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday), over 38 working weeks. 

We would welcome applications from candidates available immediately or available to start in January 2022.

You will have the following;

  1. A minimum of level 2 (GCSE) English and Maths or equivalent
  2. Experience of working with individuals who have additional needs in a personal or professional setting

It would be desirable if you also;

  1. Hold a qualification related to Health and Social Care
  2. Have experience of working within Education

We’re on a mission to be an outstanding education provider. As an Ofsted ‘good’ college and accredited with Silver Investors in People, we are already well on our way to being a great place to study and work. To help take this ambition one step further, we need a talented mix of teaching and non-teaching staff to join our team.

In return, we offer;

  • Free on-site parking
  • 22 days holiday included in annual salary
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 5.5% employee contribution vs 26.9% employer contribution
  • Friendly and flexible working environment
  • Discounted childcare at on-site nursery for Newbury College staff
  • Access to our new Newbury College Gym for a small annual subscription fee of £20

Please note, that as an education provider we follow Safer Recruitment guidelines. This means that we are only able to consider candidates who have completed a full application form. 

We would advise that you complete the application form in it's entirety including a cover letter, as this information is used during our shortlisting stage.


Safeguarding Statement:

Our college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.