Learning Support Assistant - Erasmus Darwin Academy

Pool Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire, WS7 3QW
£18,072 approx actual salary
23 Nov 2021
13 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time





We seek to appoint an effective and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our Learning Support Team which is rapidly expanding owing to the popularity of our highly successful and heavily over-subscribed school.  We gained ‘Good’ in our 2018 Ofsted inspection and as part of the Local Authority’s quality assurance strategy, we have gained Category 1 status, the highest category of school performance, for three years running.


This post will involve the provision of high quality learning support for children and young people across the Academy.  The successful candidate will bring relevant knowledge and skills at Level 2 or educated to degree level (please refer to the job profile) from their own education and experience.  They must be versatile, flexible and a good team member who works collaboratively with colleagues.


We welcome applications from adults who can support and engage students with good impact on their academic performance.  We offer a positive school culture, opportunities for further professional development and strong support from the Senior Leadership Team. 


In return, we offer an incredibly positive working environment, passionately believing that our human resources are our most important and valuable resources. Therefore, our staff wellbeing strategy is at the heart of our ongoing improvement work, meaning that middle and senior leaders are committed to ensuring that all staff are happy, cared for, listened to and professionally equipped to fulfil their role to the highest possible standard. Furthermore, opportunities for career progression regularly arise, with the Academy having an excellent record of training and developing our staff from within.


CLOSING DATE: 9.00 am, 13th December 2021

To apply for the post, please complete the application form and equality and diversity monitoring form and return to Mrs Debbie Westwood, HR Adviser either by post or email hr@primitas.co.uk


For further information regarding the Academy, please visit our website at www.erasmusdarwinacademy.co.uk


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to a ‘disclosure’ check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

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