Birmingham City Council

Learner Support Assistant

23 Nov 2021
10 Dec 2021
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BAES - Birmingham Adult Education Service is an Education provider with centers throughout Birmingham.

We are part of Birmingham City Council.

Previous Application's Need Not Apply!




  • The LSAs role will predominately focus on fulfilling individual learning support for our most vulnerable learners. Through this support the learner's retention, progression, achievement and pass outcomes are increased. 
  • Will support learners who are not attending for various personal reasons, may not be contacted nor supported to continue with their learning and thus not aspire to achieve their goals.
  • will support and deliver workshops  to support independent learning and confidence building 
  • Support the identified ‘at-risk’ BAES learners will be at the highest risk of withdrawals and low achievements and several learners that not progress on to the next level or other courses
    To support the Birmingham Adult Education Service (BAES) tutor in the delivery of learning to specific individuals. To provide subject specialist support where suitably qualified Be flexible with timing to support learners - am, pm, twilight, evening or weekend To support the achievement of learners with learning and/or physical disabilities, literacy, numeracy or other learning needs in Adult Education classes Be prepared to support on site or virtual learning Must complete all required mandatory training as required by BAES

As per advert

We would welcome applications from people with experience of working with SEND and BSL.

Duties and Responsibilities

    To attend sessions as agreed with the tutor and/or Learner Support Coordinator (LSC) to provide support and encouragement for one or more learners in a group To liaise with the tutor,LSC and center staff to understand and plan for specialist support To use specialist skills and knowledge to assist learners in each session – this may include one to one help with literacy, numeracy and language needs as appropriate To assist the tutor in the follow up of learner’s non-attendance especially where the learner’s additional needs might be responsible for their absence To scribe/read/translate or interpret learning and assessment materials where permitted and appropriate. To be aware of, and work within, BAES policy guidelines with particular regard to Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, Data Protection, Safeguarding and Local and National Government guidelines To support tutors with initial and on-going assessments including progression reviews and evaluations. To be flexible in delivery of support as you may be required to support online, onsite or both. To attend or complete all mandatory training, meetings and any service-related requirements

“Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information”

For informal enquires please contact Alison Beacham (Learner Support Coordinator) via email or 07892786570


A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken


“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.”

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