Learning Support Centre Assistant
Our client a thriving oversubscribed school located in South London are urgently looking to appoint a Learning Centre Assistant , this post is to commence immediately.
The Learning Support Centre Assistant role includes the following responsibilities:
1. Giving each student they work with a feeling of increased self-esteem and support through a supported individualised package devised in consultation with the head of the LSC. Identifying obstacles to personal progress and working with young people collaboratively to overcome these.
2. Leading the schools 'Internal Exclusion' provision ensuring that a timetable of appropriate and meaningful activities take place during the day, effective records are kept of student engagement and outcome and that all staff involved in the supervision of this place are supported, trained and held to account for the quality and consistency of its application
3. Monitoring the progress of learners in conjunction with the head of the LSC ensuring weekly trackers are completed for KS4 Switch students and that data deadlines are met for PSP trackers and review meetings
4. Clear and consistent tracking of student performance data via the PSP trackers and SWITCH progress reports and ensuring that weekly deadlines for these are met
5. Developing good relationships with parents and carers through regular and effective (and logged) communication. Meeting the professional expectations of use of e-mail and other school communication techniques to keep both parents and staff updated of your work.
6. Lead on the PSP reports for students ensuring that these are ready, tracked and monitored and followed up in line with LSC expectations
7. Support with the daily late gate, with a focus on PSP and referred students, supporting pastoral colleagues with the start of day expectations and support for our most vulnerable students.
8. Leading on the support for SWITCH students at KS4 and PSP students at KS3 under the direction of the head of the LSC
9. Support the schools pastoral systems through collection of students for Internal and detentions. Being a presence at the end of the day to check in with students on PSPs/ SWITCH ensuring that they have met daily expectations and that relevant sanctions are completed.
Work in partnership with the Raising Standards Leaders, members of the Learning Support team and external agencies
10. Run the schools breakfast club as a purposeful and engaging environment where students are not only able to access a healthy breakfast but also support to ensure they have a positive start to their day
11. Attend parents evenings in support of the students and families you support, creating and working with parents signposting support for parents whose children's behaviour is challenging at home
12. Other responsibilities as agreed with the Senior Leadership team through discussion with your line manager, the head of the Learning Support Centre.
4. SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Excellent understanding of the role and its place in school behaviour management and the pastoral structure.
2. Evidence of excellent organisational skills in present post;
3. An excellent record of attendance and punctuality;
4. Evidence of excellent ability to defuse conflict situations;
5. Evidence of the ability to negotiate between students and
members of staff in order to move forward.
6. The ability to work independently and as part of a team;
7. Resilience in the face of difficulties.
To apply for this position then please contact Karla Spinks at Edu Staff