Lead Learning Support Professional
TBAP AP and Bridge AP Academies
Salary: Scale SO1-SO2 £25863 – £29,557 pro-rata - depending on experience
Contract: Fixed Term Aug18 Term Time Only – 40 Weeks
TBAP Trust Benefits package includes:
· Benenden Health Care Membership
· Interest Free Season Ticket Loan Scheme
· Employers for Childcare Vouchers Scheme
Required for Immediate start
TBAP Multi-Academy Trust has 3 regional hubs based in London, the East and North-West of England delivering high quality education and intervention through our Alternative Academies, SEMH Provision and outreach teams. Additionally, we have a Teaching School Alliance that offers extensive CPD and research programmes at all levels. TBAP Multi- Academy Trust are proud to hold a silver award from Investors in People.
TBAP AP Academy is a secondary alternative provision that provides full-time education and support for up to 150 learners who are not accessing mainstream schools. We have an inclusive philosophy and believe passionately in giving every learner we meet many chances to succeed.
We are seeking to 2 Lead Learning Support Professionals who have
· Recent experience of/ability to manage a small team of LSPs delivering interventions on and off-site
· Evidence of accurate record keeping
· Experience of representing TBAP at professionals meetings; conferences; parents meetings
· A track record of being a team player and of modelling professional practice
· High standards of professional conduct
· Thorough and demonstrable understanding of Safeguarding and Child Protection policy and procedures
· Ability to lead offsite and enrichment activities and to produce robust risk assessments
· Evidence of a solution focused approach to effect positive change in behaviour and learning
· Evidence of supporting the SLT to cascade vision and values
· A Level 3 Qualification is desirable
Main Purpose of the job
To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision, supported by direction from teaching staff and in line with TBAP policies and guidance. This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/ groups or short-term for whole classes.
Support for Learners and Families
• Work alongside schools, learners and families in the early identification of learners at risk from exclusion. Developing appropriate intervention packages to prevent exclusion • Establish productive working relationships with learners and their families to provide advice, training and guidance as required in school and home settings • Develop and implement IEPs • Encourage learners to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage all learners in activities
Support for Teachers
• Organise and manage appropriate learning environments and resources • Monitor and evaluate learner responses to learning activities through a range of assessment and monitoring strategies against pre-determined learning objectives • Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required on learner achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence • Record progress and achievement in lessons/activities systematically and providing evidence of range and level of progress and attainment
• Support or deliver learning activities within an agreed system of supervision, adjusting activities according to learner responses/ needs • Deliver learning interventions as required e.g. literacy, circle of friends, anger management and circle time • Use ICT effectively to support learning activities and develop learners’ competence and independence in its use
Support for Schools & Partner Institutions
• Comply with and assist with the development of company policies and procedures. • Deliver out of school learning activities within TBAP guidelines • To promote the protection and safeguarding of learners through the active implementation of relevant school policies and procedures with particular reference to: child protection policy, safe touch policy, positive behaviour policy and the staff code of conduct, and to raise any concerns relating to such procedures which may be noted during the course of duty. • You will be required to have a valid Enhanced DBS disclosure
Do you have a passion for achieving the best possible outcomes for excluded learners and those with complex needs? Do you have an established track record of delivering excellence?
We are keen to interview candidates who possess our values of Compassion, Resilience and Innovation. If this is you - Please visit our website www.tbap.org.uk for application documents and more information about TBAP Multi-Academy Trust.
For any queries please contact HR@tbap.org.uk or telephone 02031080345
Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 17 November 2017
Interviews will be confirmed to shortlisted candidates