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LSA for Visually Imparied - Training Given

  • Location: Kensington & Chelsea
  • Start date: 15 Oct 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11067246
  • Branch: Head Office
  • Consultant: Kirstie-Jane Bracknell
  • Call: 020 3219 7740
Job description
Protocol Education has a very rare and unique opportunity for the right candidate. We are looking for three strong and passionate LSA's to work with visually impaired students around the Newham area where you will also be given the chance to learn how to use Braille. This is an amazing opportunity to learn a new skill so don't miss out!

Job Context

The post holder reports to Coordinator of Specialist Support Officers.

1.The post holder has no line management responsibility.

2.The post holder has no budget responsibility.

3.The post holder may be required to work occasional evenings, weekends and public holidays in order to meet service requirements

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:

Key tasks and accountabilities are intended to be a guide to the range and level of work expected of the post holder. This is not an exhaustive list of all tasks that may fall to the post holder and employees will be expected to carry out such other reasonable duties which may be required from time to time.

To undertake all responsibilities listed below:

1To plan, deliver and update programmes under the supervision of the QTVI or Line Manager.

2To participate in the planning and delivery of training, including specialised programmes for visually impaired pupils.

3To work closely with parents/carers and staff in a way that demonstrates effective partnership working.

4To attend meetings including multi- disciplinary assessments, case conferences and reviews and actively contribute to the partnership work that arises to ensure approaches within the team support effective multi- agency working.

5To write support notes and maintain records (including day to day, mid term as well as end of term/ year).

6To adapt class material and employ techniques appropriate for visually impaired children.

7To attend school planning meetings with the class teacher.

8To supervise lunch and break times as required.

9To actively maintain and develop up to date knowledge and skill in the field of child development and visual impairment.

10To participate actively in training and other in-service activities.

11To undertake any other duties that are in line with the purpose & grade of the post as may be required from time to time.

12To effectively contribute to personal supervision, appraisal in line with Corporate Guidelines.

If you have experience working with children or young adults with special education needs, and are interested in making a positive contribution to the lives of young people, please send your CV to

Protocol Education is a leading supply teaching agency. We find jobs for teachers and teaching assistants in schools throughout England.

Our aim is to provide schools with the supply teachers, teaching assistants, support and SEND staff they need to be successful. At the same time, helping teachers, teaching assistants and nursery staff to find rewarding and career-enhancing jobs.
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