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Oldham Sixth Form College is a large and diverse sixth form college specialising in Advanced Level courses.  We have an excellent reputation for academic and vocational achievement, comprehensive pastoral care and extensive enrichment.   We offer the widest choice of A Levels in the area.  Our mission is focussed on providing an inclusive, broad, high quality education for students in the local area and this is achieved through a core focus on teaching and learning.  OSFC was a founding partner in the thriving The Pinnacle Learning Trust.

OSFC was graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2017, receiving a glowing report and is currently self-assessing as ‘Outstanding’.  The outstanding achievement and progression rates of all our students led to the College receiving the Social Mobility Award at the 2017 Educate North Awards.  Our outcomes continue to be very strong and we are proud of the year on year successes and achievements of our students and staff.   The College was awarded Teaching School status in recognition of its impressive track record in developing teachers and sharing best practice.  The Advantage Teaching School Alliance 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.   We have also been designated as an Associate Research School, reflecting and reinforcing our close working relationship with Oldham Research Schools and commitment to evidence-informed practice.

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.

Learning Support Assistant (x2)

Post 1: Full Time, 39 weeks, Fixed term until 7th July 2021. To commence ASAP.

Post 2: Part Time (30 hours) 39 weeks. Fixed term until 7th July 2021. To commence ASAP.

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 for the above post is points 1-6 on the Sixth Form College Support Staff pay spine currently £16,825 – £18,909 per annum.

(Actual salary Post 1: £14,326-£16,101)

(Actual Salary Post 2: £11,720-£13,172)

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon on Thursday 24th September 2020

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 28th September 2020

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

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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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