Higher Level Learning Support Assistant

Higher level LSA  required to support a rapidly expanding team.

Key Facts

Job Title: Higher Level Learning Support Assistant
Responsible to: Head of Education & Training
Responsible for: Learning Support Workers

1 x Permanent Vacancy

Salary: £18,700 - £20,754 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Mon-Fri) 48.2 weeks

Job Purpose

We are looking to appoint a Higher Level Learning Support Assistant from September to work with the Head of Education & Training to co-ordinate and administer the work of the rapidly growing team of LSWs.  Your main responsibilities will be:

  • to provide support in lessons and activities across curriculum.
  • to guide less experienced LSWs’ work in the classroom and lead training and CPD for other LSWs;
  • to take the lead for developing one or more areas of expertise within the wider team (for example, communication, essential skills or student voice); and
  • to lead sessions and cover for colleagues as required, ensuring the progress of small groups of learners in a range of areas.

Previous experience of management roles within education is not essential. However, to be successful in this post you will possess excellent inter-personal skills, and will be an effective communicator with the ability to organise, lead and motivate a team.

Please contact Lisa Blofield on  01550 760 453 for more information.



Closing date: Friday 12th August