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Oldham Sixth Form College is a large and diverse sixth form college in the North West specialising in Advanced level courses.  We have an excellent reputation for academic and vocational achievement, comprehensive pastoral care and extensive enrichment. Join us and you will become part of a high quality, forward thinking educational establishment committed to meeting the needs of the community it serves. We are a diverse and vibrant College and proud of the year on year successes and achievements of our students and staff.   In 2018, as in previous years, OSFC’s outcomes are the strongest of all Oldham post-16 providers.

In 2016-17, Oldham Sixth Form College was graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted, receiving a glowing report and is currently self-assessing as ‘Outstanding’.  In addition, the outstanding achievement and progression rates of all our students led to OSFC receiving the Social Mobility Award at the Educate North Awards in April 2017.   The college was awarded Teaching School status in recognition of its impressive track record in developing teachers and sharing best practice.  The Teaching School provides staff with a range of professional development opportunities beyond their main role in college, including designation as Specialist Leaders of Education, delivery of school to school support, CPD and support for trainee teachers.  OSFC was a founding partner in the thriving The Pinnacle Learning Trust.

Learning Support Assistants (2 posts)

Job Description:

Post 1: Full time, 39 weeks per year. To commence September 2019, fixed term until 18th August 2020.

Post 2: Part time (hours to be negotiated depending on student numbers) 39 weeks per year. To commence September 2019, fixed term until 18th August 2020.

We are looking to recruit people to join a team responsible for the learning support, personal care and welfare of students with special educational needs within the College.

The post holders will work one-to-one with students, mentoring, supporting their learning in the classroom, taking notes and assisting with mobility between lessons as required.  Excellent literacy and interpersonal skills are essential.


Salary: Pro-rata of Points 15-21, of the Sixth Form College’s Support Staff pay spine, which is currently £16,500 – £18,400 per annum. 

Important dates:

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 5th August 2019

Provisional Interview Date: End of August


To apply please complete the Application Form, Equality Assurance Monitoring Form & attach a supporting statement and send it to before the closing date.   Job Description  Application for Employment Sheet  Application form

Additional Reasons to Join Us:

  • Excellent opportunities for CPD and career development
  • Automatic enrolment into a Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme available
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits (including on site gym membership)

Commitment to Safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment and promoting the welfare of children any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks as part of the pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Oldham Sixth Form College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

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