Lead learning support assistant - Solihull - January 2019

Dickens Heath
£15,000 - £19,999
08 Jan 2019
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead learning support assistant - Solihull - January 2019

Academics Ltd are currently supporting a secondary school in Solihull with their search for lead learning support assistant for January 2019.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment.

The Lead Learning Support Assistant will, under the direction of SENDCO:

  • Supporting the use of ICT in learning activities and developing students' competence in its use.
  • Collect information for Pupil Profiles, ensuring these are reviewed and updated on a regular basis.
  • Contribute to the planning and evaluation of learning activities for individuals and groups
  • Attend formal meetings with school stakeholders during contracted hours to discuss pupils' progress with parents and other professionals, contributing towards student reviews.
  • Monitor the progress of SEND students
  • Advise on strategies and/or resources to support student progress.
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of provision mapping.
  • Act as coordinator to other Learning Support Assistants and Performance Manage a small group of LSAs.
  • Deliver the standard duties of an LSA for an agreed and reasonable period within the school day.
  • Arrange and chair some appropriate SEND meetings and administration
  • Help with self-evaluation procedures within SEND.
  • Arrange work for appropriate withdrawal groups of students.
  • In liaison with SENDCO to run intervention programmes for literacy, numeracy and any other identified group or individual learning support needs, with a particular focus on Disadvantaged students.
  • Assist in the testing and assessment of individual students.
  • Maintain records on student progress and input relevant information into computer records.
  • Assist in the target setting process.
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise
  • Provide appropriate and effective support, either one to one or in a small group basis for the most vulnerable students who are provided for within The Refocus Centre, SEND or Sir Edmund Hillary Suite.
  • Help identify personal training needs required to help implement school priorities and enhance own job description.
  • Any other appropriate and reasonable duties that may be required at the request of the Headteacher.
  • To follow the school's procedures for health & safety.

If you believe you have the ability to do this role please apply for an immediate interview. For any queries please call Keyleigh on or

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