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Learning Assistant

Kingswood Secondary Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Contract | Salary: £17,007 - £17,391 (£6,859 - £7,014 pro rata)

We are seeking to appoint a committed and talented Learning Assistant, to work at the Kingswood Secondary Academy.

Ref: 17-18/KSA/048

18 hours a week, term time only (38 weeks)

Fixed Term until August 2019

£17,007 - £17,391 (£6,859 - £7,014 pro rata)

Closing date: 2 September 2018 at midnight

The ideal Learning Assistant will reinforce the excellent work of the teaching staff by supporting individuals or small groups both within and outside of the classroom environment as well as providing cover in the library when needed. You will be a professional role model to the pupils, with the confidence to challenge and the creativity to motivate.

To be successful you must have:

  • excellent communication skills;
  • the ability to provide support that is second to none;
  • experience of working with young people or children;
  • first rate team working skills;
  • a professional approach and high personal standards.

The Kingswood Secondary Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is situated in Corby and hosts exceptional teaching facilities, including innovatively designed ICT suites and purpose built laboratories. The academy is led by an inspirational Principal, Andrew Burton, who is committed to securing achievement for all pupils and has high expectations of pupils.

Greenwood Academies Trust offers great development and progression opportunities, an attractive pension scheme and tax efficient childcare vouchers.

You will be required to work 18 hours per week, term time only so this is reflected in the pro-rata’d salary.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3344  

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