Teaching Assistant with Transition Admin Duties

20 Jul 2022
30 Sep 2022
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Teaching Assistant with Transition Admin Duties

(Fixed Term for One Year)


  • Teaching Assistant – NJC Grade 5, £23,953 - £27,514 pro rata (actual salary £19,337 - £22,211) –

35 hours per week – term time only

  • The Job Description and Person Specification are available in this pack


Lawnswood Campus is committed to excellence. We enable learning by providing a rich and meaningful curriculum targeting young peoples’ personalised needs. We aim to help our young people overcome social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) in order to manage their behaviour and make considered choices.

We require a passionate and committed Teaching Assistant to work with young people and staff in both our hospital school room at New Cross Hospital and onsite at Lawnswood Campus.

Applicants will be expected to have:

  1. Experience of working with young people with SEMH and SEND
  2. A proven track record of good communication and organisation
  3. A willingness to undertake specialist training
  4. An interest in supporting students with medical needs within the hospital school room


Job Overview:  

To support with the administration of transition in and out of all Centres on Lawnswood Campus.


Working closely with Referrals and Commissioning Officer, Heads of Centre, Centre Admin Officers, Centre Attendance Officers and Behaviour and Attitudes Lead Teachers

Duties and responsibilities:

Referring in:

Set up a meeting with school for new School Referrals – discussion around your person and expectations for referral

Set up a meeting with schools for new PEXs – discussion around your person and background information

Set up an initial welcome meeting with young person and family and invite key staff (before 6th day for PEX)

Create Pupil Files online and on paper and communicate with THRIVE Induction lead

Liaise with SENDCos to address EHCP outcomes and needs analysis

Set up online reviews 5 and 10 weeks in Centre Review Calendar

Collect Pupil Files from Schools after 15 days PEX and PDC is completed.

Communicate dates for School Place reviews with schools at 5 and 10 weeks and invite school and Centre staff

Communicate dates for PEX Reviews with the LA Inclusion Team and invite Centre staff

Updating Risk Assessments after incidents

Referring out:

Making contact with the Exploitation HUB regarding police footprint for a potential referral to ISSAP

Circulating the Readiness for Reintegration Journey and Readiness for Reintegration Checklist for Staff

Making contact with the Inclusion tea for transition support

Checking the completed Readiness for Reintegration Journey and Readiness for Reintegration Checklist and sending to Head of Centre for final checks and submission to ISSAP

Setting up meeting with new school , young person and Centre staff to agree transition plan

Completing the transition plan agreement and sending to school

Communicating the transition plan to schools

Supporting visits to young people transitioning back to schools

Closing Date: 30/09/22


Lawnswood Campus is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and two references from your current or previous employment.

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Teaching Assistant JD & PS

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