Learning Teaching Assistant/ Inclusion Administration Support, Westminster

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Paddington AcademyWestminster

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18000 to £20000
Contract term: Maternity Cover

To undertake an agreed administrative and LTA role as agreed with the SENCo.  This role will operate specifically in the Inclusion Area and duties will be planned to provide support dependant on the academy priorities at that time. 

Key duties and responsibilities – Administration 

1. To arrange, attend and minute SEN Annual Reviews, Inclusion meetings and distribute papers as appropriate.

2. To arrange and manage Outreach meetings with students liaising with teachers.

3. To maintain SEND data systems as required by Inclusion

4. To assist the SENCo in tracking of SEN students

5. To maintain and update teaching assistant support timetables and disseminate to staff.

6. To communicate relevant information on individual students to staff 

7. To maintain up to date records of students on the SEN register

8. To maintain and manage Access Arrangement database, files and timetables as directed by SENCo/Exams officer

Key duties and responsibilities - LTA 

All LTAs perform the following duties and responsibilities. 

Support for Students:

• Establish good relationships with students, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs

• Supervise and support students ensuring their safety and access to learning

• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students

• Support the teacher to develop students as independent learners 

• Encourage students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

• To know the individual needs of students supported (eg through pen picture, EHCP, previ-ous assessments) and use the strategies that best support them

• Attend to the students’ personal needs, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters

• Support students as directed by the SENCO.

Person Specification 

Knowledge, skills and qualities:

• Demonstrates a genuine interest in working in an education support environment

• Embodies the Academy values of hard work, integrity and excellence

• Good honours degree or A Levels

• IT literate

• Excellent levels of literacy and numeracy 

• Previous business/administrative support experience is desirable but not essential

• Able to demonstrate warm but strict approach in line with academy behaviour policy

• Able to work accurately and use own initiative

• Strong attention to detail

• Ability to prioritise workload

• Maintains confidentiality of position

• Eager to take personal responsibility to ensure the job gets done

• An efficient and organised individual with an ability to communicate at all levels

• Excellent levels of literacy and numeracy 

• To demonstrate a clear understanding of how the SEND Code of Practice, 2014, impacts on this role

• Demonstrates professionalism at all times

• The ability to relate well to children and adults

• The ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and their own position within these 

• Willingness to participate in further development and training opportunities

To Apply: 

Please apply online by clicking on the following:


Interviews will be held on adhoc basis so please submit your application early.

Paddington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Please note that the School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.

More about Paddington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 50 Marylands Road, London, W9 2DR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7479 3900
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