Lead Learning Support Assistant

Job Roles:
Assistant, Support
Organisation Type:
Further Education
Organisation:
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Any
Region:
South East
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
£15,167 – 16,219 pa
Posted:
12th Jan 2018
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Brockenhurst College
Job Ref:

Lead Learning Support Assistant – Brockenhurst – Annualised Contract hours (1532.48 hours over 40 weeks) -Permanent - £15,167 – 16,219 pa

Do you hold a level 2 LSA qualification and are you looking for a new LSA opportunity?

Do you have great organisational, communication and administration skills?

Are you looking for an excellent opportunity to grow and develop your skills within a supportive and engaged team?

If so, Brockenhurst College are looking for a new Lead Learning Support Assistant to join their team in Brockenhurst to provide excellent support and guidance to teaching staff and students, where required. We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and keen individuals who wish to help students reach their full potential.

If this sounds like an interesting opportunity for you, then please apply today!

The College & Department

We are a high-achieving college with superb facilities and attract 3,000+ sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a vast, broad range of programmes.

The Learning Support team of 50, provide cross college support from Entry Level to A –Level to students with a diverse range of needs.

The Role

As a Lead Learning Support Assistant, you will work be required to liaise closely with teaching staff to facilitate access and engagement to learning for students with identified additional support needs and/or those in receipt of an EHCP. You will be required to assist tutors in the management of students and identify strategies that will support the students’ ability to engage with their attendance at the College and achieve the best possible outcomes for them.

You will work closely with the learning Difficulties and Disabilities Co-ordinator and tutors to further identify learning needs and additional supports requirements.

You will hold regular team meetings with LSAs and support the coordination of timetabling, absence, sickness and holiday leave to ensure that all LSA requirements are met by staff.

As a member of staff at the college you will have to be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to Safeguarding, health, safety and security, reporting all concerns as appropriate.

Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

• GSCE educated with C Grade or above in Maths, English and ICT
• Minimum LSA Level 2 Qualification
• Willingness to undertake additional learning support training
• Punctual and reliable
• Excellent communication, organisation and administration ability
• Team player
• Flexible, adaptable, and positive approach to work
• Able to demonstrate empathy and patience
• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
• Willingness to be flexible with working hours


Next Step

If this Lead Learning Support Assistant role is something you are interested in, then please apply today by clicking the link and completing an application through our careers portal.

Please be aware we only accept fully completed applications, therefore please take the time to complete our application form.


Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

Closing Date:
24/01/2018
Contact Details:
Brockenhurst College
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