Advanced Learning Support Assistant

Status: 37 hours per week over 5 days, term-time 195 days
Salary: Annual Salary is Band F £21,131 to £22,423 FTE Salary is £23,953 to £25,418
Location: Thomas Rotherham College
Closing date: 25th August 2022, 12:00pm

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Thomas Rotherham College is the largest sixth form college provider in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We have a tradition of achievement and aim to provide a future of opportunity to all our students.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the successful candidate to join an experienced and supportive team within our faculty of Learning Support and Student Wellbeing. Based at our Thomas Rotherham College site, the successful candidate will work as part of a team to provide one-to-one and small group support, working with a caseload of students, referred by the Head of Learning Support. You will provide support to students with a specific learning support need (including literacy and numeracy), as well as providing wider underpinning study skills support needs to students self-referring to the Learning Support Team. This valuable support helps students to fulfil their potential and complements the College’s existing academic and pastoral support structures.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students, and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture, and develop it further.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 25 August 2022. Interviews will be held w/c 29 August 2022. Applications are via our online application portal on our website at

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  All candidates must complete our online application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)