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: £19,797 - £21,971 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Mon-Fri) 48.6 weeks

Job Purpose

We are looking to appoint a Higher Level Learning Support Assistant from February 2023 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.

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Closing date: Friday 24th February 2023