Learning Support Assistant

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £100 - £110 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Special Education Needs
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

SEND LSA - SEN College - Lambeth - September 2024

Remedy Education are working closely with a small SEN college who are looking for experienced Learning Support Assistants to start September.

  • Facilitate their access to and achievement of learning programme
  • Support their access to all College services, College led activities
  • Facilitate personal development of learning/study skills and educational outcomes including those relevant to individual Educational Health & Care Plans (EHCPs)

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the educational and social development of learners under the direction of the support managers and curriculum team leaders
  • To support the development of self-advocacy and independent learning skills of learners.
  • To contribute to the assessment of students' learning and personal progression, working with relevant members of staff to contribute to the development of person-centred support plans.
  • To provide support and assistance to learners for their personal care, safety and well-being.
  • To anticipate barriers to learning and participation, develop intervention strategies to minimise difficulties.
  • To gain a thorough knowledge of and be sensitive to, the learner' needs and learning objectives while on their study programme.
  • To ensure learners are able to access and fully utilise College support services and facilitate and participate productively in College life.
  • To ensure that specialist equipment, assistive technologies and/or facilities are available and operational where necessary.
  • To ensure learners with additional physical/medical needs have access to supervision and support as necessary.
  • To ensure any mobility problems within the building and other safety issues in line with College Health and Safety guidelines are reported to support managers
  • To assist in the review of learners' progress in line with College policies and ensure individual support plans are updated, and teaching staff are aware of any barriers to learning.
  • To liaise, when necessary, with outside agencies e.g. parents, key workers etc and forward information on to support managers.
  • To attend meetings and trainings as and when required.


The scope of this profile reflects the needs of the College at the present time; it is not intended to be a fully inclusive or exhaustive list. The post holder may therefore be expected to work flexibly and perform such other duties other than those given in the job description.

The particular duties and responsibilities attached to post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed.

Please send your CV to be considered for this amazing opportunity.