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Job details
Employer London Nautical School
Location Lambeth
Salary Scale 3, Spine Point 14-17 (£20,310.00 to £21,252.00 pro rata)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

The London Nautical School are looking to appoint an able, highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative Learning Support Assistant to join a supportive, passionate and dedicated team of professionals. Our vision is based around ‘Achievement For All’; therefore we are looking for candidates who are committed to securing high standards and raising academic attainment for all students with special educational needs. As an LSA you will lead on the development of students’ literacy and communication skills and contribute to the supportive environment that we aim to provide in our Inclusive school. 

The main responsibilities of a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) will be to support those students with a Statement or EHCP within the mainstream classroom to access the curriculum and develop independent learning skills. In addition to this, the main focus will also be ensure that students work towards their individual long and short term outcomes. Training for LSAs will be provided in Autism, Speech and Language, Behaviour and Literacy. Opportunities for professional development in teaching and leading on small group teaching is also available for an outstanding candidate. 

In September 2015, The London Nautical School opened a specialist resource base for students with Autism, who are supported in the class room and in small groups to develop their independent learning, social and emotional regulation skills. With the opening of this specialist resource base, came the opening of our state of the art inclusion centre in September 2016. 

Applications are invited from those with good interpersonal skills and experience in dealing with young people. Previous experience of working in schools is not a necessary requirement. 

Further information:

To obtain a recruitment pack, including Job Description and Personal Specification, or to arrange a visit to the school, please email or visit our website please navigate to ‘Quicklinks’ or ‘Contact Us’ then job vacancies. Alternatively, you can contact Karen Powell, School Business Manager, on 0207 620 2921. 

How to Apply:

Please email your completed application forms to or post it to Karen Powell, School Business Manager, The London Nautical School, 61 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NA.

Closing date: Friday 7th July 2017 at 12 noon
Interviews will be held the week beginning 10th July 2017 

Lambeth Council is committed to safer recruitment.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau. Further information about the disclosure can be found at and in the recruitment pack. 

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.


The London Nautical School 

61 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NA

Headteacher: Mr Andrew Bull MA