Learning Support Assistant (Erasmus Darwin Academy)

Pool Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire, WS7 3QW
Grade 5 (£18,319 – 19,819 pro rata)
02 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time



Grade 5 (£18,319 – 19,819 pro rata), 37 hours a week, term time, temporary for one year (with a view to becoming permanent)


We seek to appoint an effective and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistant to join our Learning Support Team, to this highly successful, over-subscribed school which is firmly established as one of the highest performing secondary schools in Staffordshire.  We gained ‘Good’ in our 2014 Ofsted inspection and as part of the Local Authority’s quality assurance strategy, we have Category 1 status, which is the highest category of school performance.


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. 


CLOSING DATE: 12.00 noon, Monday 15th October 2018


To apply for a post, please complete the application form and return to the Principal’s PA, Mrs Debbie Westwood, either by post or email d.westwood@eda.staffs.sch.uk


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


The Academy 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 Act 1974.

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