Calderdale College Jobs

Academic Skills Assistant x2

  • Closing Date 26th August 2024
  • Status Part Time/Term Time Only/Permanent
  • Working Hours Post 1: 30 hours per week Post 2: 16 hours per week


Both roles are term time only - 38 Weeks per year

Calderdale College is looking to recruit two Academic Skills Assistants. Working closely with learners and tutors you will be developing the learners’ literacy and numeracy skills to help them achieve their course aims.

You will be joining an outstanding department and must be committed to learner development. Experience of working in a post 16 education is desirable but not essential. Committed to your own development, you must be educated to at least level 2 (GCSE or O level) in English and Maths and willing to undertake further training as directed.

Success profile: The following points set out the competency profile of the ‘ideal’ candidate for this role. Applicants are not required to have all elements.


  • Experience of supporting learning in a post 16 environment
  • Ability to be able to communicate effectively with a range of adults and young people
  • Knowledge of school/educational provision
  • Effective personal and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate relevant IT skills

As an equal opportunities employer we will ensure that you will be offered an interview should you declare a disability and meet the minimum criteria.

When we shortlist potential candidates, we will inform those who have been shortlisted that online search maybe conducted as part of the due diligence checks. The college will ensure to communicate the lawful basis on which this personal information will be collected.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects its staff to share this commitment.  Employment at the College is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  If the post falls under the definition of regulated activity it will also be subject to an additional barred list check.

To apply please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below or contact Human Resources on [email protected]

“Engage People, Invest in Skills, Transform Lives”


National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage dependent on the age of the appointed candidate


Inclusive Learning Team

Date of Interviews

To be confirmed

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