Lead LSA

Lead LSA

Brockenhurst College has an opportunity for a Lead Learning Support Assistant to join their dedicated and enthusiastic team based in Brockenhurst. This is an Annualised Hours post, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £19,714 - £20,422 per annum (pro rata).


We are a high-achieving college who attract around 2,800 sixth form students across the region each year. We are based within the stunning New Forest National Park and offer our students a huge range of courses and superb facilities.

Brockenhurst College
Curriculum/Support Area
Functional Skills, ESOL, ALS & HNS
Contract Type
Employment Basis
Full time
Contracted working hours
37 hours per week
Brockenhurst College
19,714 - 20,422 per annum DOE
Closing date

Key responsibilities as our Lead Learning Support Assistant:

- Organising the timetabling and placement of Learning Support Assistants.

- Recruitment of Learning Support Assistants

- In monitoring the overall level and distribution of Learning Assistant support and redeploy where necessary.

- Inducting and mentoring of new staff.

- Overseeing and monitoring the logging of additional support records on EMILY.

- Set up, manage and maintain appropriate contact records for Learning Support Assistants.

- Monitoring and supervising the work of Learning Support Assistants and maintaining observation records.

- Managing procedures for substitution cover.

- Liaising with the LDD Manager, Heads of Curriculum, support and teaching staff, parents

- Checking and advising on Learning Support Assistant pay claims.

- Identify the need and contribute to the training of Learning Support Assistants.

- Managing and monitoring the overall level and distribution of Learning Assistant support

- Monitoring and reporting on the effectiveness of the Learning Support Assistant’s work through lesson observation, feedback and the PPR process.

- Liaising with Examination staff and provide support to students

- Working closely with the LDD Manager

- Timetabling staff for Inspiration Room.

- Delegated responsibilities, as required, from LSA Co-ordinator/HoC ALS

Key skills and requirements needed to become our Lead Learning Support Assistant:

- Educational qualifications to GCSE standard in Maths, English and ICT (4/C Grade) L2 LSA qualification

- Able to relate well to students with a diverse range of needs

- The willingness to undertake a relevant learning support qualification.
- Willingness to be flexible as to working hours according to the needs of the students

Benefits of becoming our Lead Learning Support Assistant:

- Access to onsite Gym, Tennis/Badminton courts, Football pitches (indoor & out)

- Weekly staff Yoga and Football

- On-site Nursery offers childcare at superb rates in and outside of term time

- Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free eye care vouchers

- Free secure onsite parking

- Access to a range of discounts including shopping, travel and healthcare

- 25 days leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)

- An option to purchase further leave through our Annual Leave Purchase Scheme (Support Staff only)

- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme provided externally to the College. This is a completely confidential service and is free to all members of staff at the College


If you feel you are the right candidate for this Lead Learning Support Assistant role then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!

Closing Date: 8th December 2021

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.