Learning Support Assistants - Erasmus Darwin Academy

Pool Road, Burntwood, Staffs. WS7 3QW
Grade 5 (£18,319 – 19,819 pro rata)
22 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time



Grade 5 (£18,319 – 19,819 pro rata), 37 hours a week, Term Time, Temporary


We seek to appoint effective and enthusiastic Learning Support Assistants to join our Learning Support Team, from September 2019, at this highly successful and heavily over-subscribed school which is the highest performing 11-18 school in Staffordshire and in the top 5% of schools nationally for progress.  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. 


CLOSING DATE: 12.00 noon Thursday 5th September 2019


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. 


DBS Checks

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Amendment Order 1986 and, as such, it will be necessary for a Submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions. Click here for further information.

Asylum and Immigration

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/acceptable-right-to-work-documents-an-employers-guide

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