Learning Support Assistant


To work alongside the Learning Support Team and Learning Support Assistants to meet the needs of learners with identified additional learning support requirements.

To implement agreed learning support with individuals and groups with a view to encourage learner independence using identified support strategies. The role could assist in a future career as a Learning Support Assistant and beyond.


  • To serve as an excellent role model
  • To promote participation and independence
  • To build confidence, self-esteem and motivation
  • To work on a 1:1 or small group basis to remove barriers to learning
  • To build a mutually respectful relationship with learners
  • To help set realistic, but challenging goals for learners
  • To contribute to support plans and target setting to aid progress
  • To attend all relevant staff development and training
  • To assist in developing accessible resources and materials to maximise learning
  • To assist learners with the use of specialist equipment and technology to promote independence
  • Any other duties of a similar level of responsibility as may be required

Hopwood Hall College is an equal opportunities employer. Our values are underpinned by equality, diversity and inclusion for all. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Being an inclusive workplace means we ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed and flourish as part of our team irrespective of their age, gender, race, sexuality, religion or belief, disability, gender reassignment or marital status. We respect and value our differences and aim to bring out the best in people by creating a culture where everyone feels included and appreciated.

We are a Disability Confident employer and have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the job description.

Other Information

ADDITIONAL INFO: Interviews will be held week commencing the 21st or 28th August 2023

LOCATION: Middleton/Rochdale Campus

CLOSING DATE: 18th August 2023

Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road, Middleton
Manchester, M24 6XH
0161 643 7560
Rochdale Campus
St. Mary’s Gate
Rochdale, OL12 6RY
01706 345 346