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Learning Support Assistant - Wilnecote Junior Academy

Wilnecote Junior Academy
Tamworth, Staffordshire, B77 5LA
Salary FTE £23,500 (pro-rata actual salary £17,835)
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Learning Support Assistant – Teaching and Learning (Cover) Level 3, Grade 4
Wilnecote Junior Academy
Grade 4 scp 5
Salary FTE £23,500
(pro-rata actual salary £17,835)
Temporary Contract
Part Time (Term time plus 5 days)
Fixed term in the first instance – end date 19th July 2024
32.5 hour position (8.15am - 3.45pm, with 1 hour lunch)
Start Date:
January 2024

Fierté Multi-Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work at Wilnecote Junior Academy. We are looking for inspiring, dedicated people who can work in the role of Learning Support Assistant to support children with additional needs.


The posts are to provide support and delivery of learning. In addition to fulfilling the Person Specification, the successful candidate will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people.


We are committed to understanding every child as an individual and meeting their needs effectively so that they can realise their limitless possibilities. We can offer an incredible team, a warm and nurturing work environment and development opportunities to support your own professional growth.


In addition to fulfilling the Person Specification, the successful candidate will:


  • support our belief that every child has the right to the best possible learning experience; be committed to providing learners with superb knowledge, skills and understanding through an irresistible learning adventure; have high aspirations for every child in our school, and strive to ensure that every second of their journey is magical, memorable and of the highest possible standard; be committed to their own professional learning; be able to contribute and support the school's relentless drive to enable limitless possibilities for every child; be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people.

How to apply


Applicants should submit a completed application form to by the closing date. To find out more information about the position or to arrange a visit to the Academy please contact Karen Devine on 01827 213875. If you wish to apply for more than one of the positions please indicate all of the positions you would like to be considered for on the application form.


Please note that CV’s will NOT be accepted.


Application timeline


Closing date: Friday 24th November 2023 at 12pm


Shortlisting: Friday 24th November 2023 


Candidates who have been shortlisted will be notified by Monday 27th November 2023


Interview will take place on: Thursday 7th December 2023


Safeguarding Statement


Fierté Multi-Academy Trust and Wilnecote Junior Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


This position is subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record and other relevant safeguarding information that may make them unsuitable to work with children.


It is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity.


A copy of Heathfields Infant and Wilnecote Junior Academy Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here Policies and Key Documents - HIWJ Safeguarding Policy 2022-2023.pdf - All Documents (


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