Learning Support and Student Wellbeing Assistant

Status: 37 hours per week, term time 192 days
Salary: FTE Salary is £18,561 to £18,932; actual salary is £16,161 to £16,484
Location: Thomas Rotherham College
Closing date: 4th October 2021, 12:00pm

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.

Our Centre for Learning and Study Skills (CLASS) offers a wide range of support to students on both level two and level three full time programmes, this includes literacy, numeracy, study skills, ESOL, and specialist SpLD teaching, in workshop and whole class settings. The work is varied and requires an individual approach to each student’s support need in order to develop an individual learning plan that is applicable to the underpinning skills of their course.  The range of courses include BTEC qualifications, A-levels and GCSEs.

The successful candidate will have high aspirations for the students’ success and contribute in this supportive role to securing an outstanding learning experience for all students.

The College is part of Inspire Trust which includes Oakwood High School and Sitwell Junior School, a truly community-based Trust.  As a Trust we are committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

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 Monday 4 October 2021 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held Wednesday 13  October 2021.  Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available  on our website at https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/thomas-rotherham-college-vacancies/

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  We will not accept applications from Agencies. 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 workplaces.  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)