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Vacancies Open To External Applicants:

Learning Support Assistant – 21 hours per week

The Learning Support Assistant (LSA) will engage and support our most vulnerable learners by ensuring that effective support is in place to enable them to fulfil their potential.The LSA will take responsibility for agreed learning activities with individuals or groups under the guidance of delivery staff and will occasionally take responsibility for whole sessions where the primary focus will be to maintain good order and keep learners on task.

Specific elements of work for individuals are detailed in the attached job description, please click here.

Responsible to: Springboard Futures Lead

Salary range: £18,470.00 – £20,010.00 pro rata term time only

Hours: 21 hours Monday – Wednesday

Contract: Fixed term until July 7th 2021

Location: Sunderland, however all roles are peripatetic and the LSA will be expected to commute between all Springboard locations due to the needs of the learners.

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th September 4pm

Application Form – Equal Opportunities Form – Ex-Offenders Policy



Springboard is a well-established regional community development and training charity. We operate from a range of centres across the North East. We work with some of the hardest to help communities and individuals in places like Hartlepool, Peterlee, Hetton, Sunderland and Jarrow… and we’re looking to grow! We are seeking a number of people with skills and experience to join our Board.

Specific elements of work for individuals are detailed in the attached job description, please click here.

If you wish to apply please email your CV and a brief letter outlining your relevant skills, interests and areas of expertise to

Deadline: Ongoing

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Safeguarding Statement

Springboard has a culture of safer recruitment and as part of this all staff undergo a series of checks, including criminal record checks (DBS), together with references and interview information. Springboard staff will take all reasonable action to ensure the safety of all children and vulnerable adults in their care. In cases where Springboard staff have any reason to be concerned that a vulnerable person may be subject to significant harm, ill-treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse, staff have no alternative than to follow the Local Safeguarding Children Board and the Safeguarding Adults Board procedures and report the matter to the appropriate authorities.

Springboard is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity. Our policies ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process, including guaranteed interview (for candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria) and consideration of reasonable adjustments for disabled people under the disability confident initiative.

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