Learning Assistant, Peterborough

Closing date:

The Welland AcademyPeterborough

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,007 - £17,391 per annum (£12,712 - £12,999 pro-rata)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Learning Assistant

Ref: 18-19/WAW/35180

32.5 hours a week, term time only (39 weeks per year)

£17,007 - £17,391 per annum (£12,712 - £12,999 pro-rata)

Maternity cover

Closing date: 21 April 2019 at midnight

We are seeking to appoint a committed and talented Learning Assistant to provide maternity cover at our unique and inspirational school where our children, parents and staff are at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Learning Assistant, who has experience of working with children across the primary age range.  As Learning Assistant you will be supporting the children to achieve their full potential and assisting the teacher within the classroom. Your role may include one to one, small group work and delivering interventions to targeted pupils.

The ideal candidate will

• Have experience of working with children with special education needs.

• Have experience of working with children in EYFS.

• Use their initiative to ensure children’s needs are met.

• Have high expectations of themselves, striving for the best in everything they do.

• Be an enthusiastic, committed and ambitious team player; open to learning and professional development.

We can offer you:

• An inclusive school with a good reputation for developing well rounded, caring children who feel safe and valued whatever their skills and abilities.

• A caring and motivated team of staff who help and support each other. 

• Happy, confident children who enjoy being at school.

• A vibrant, warm, friendly working environment.

• A commitment to professional development through the Greenwood Dale Learning Alliance .

The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT). All GAT academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the Central Team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  

The staff, pupils and facilities at this academy make it a great place to work. Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged; please contact Rachel Dawkins, Office Administrator, on 01733 563180 or email rdawkins@wellandacademy.org.

The role is for 32.5 hours a week, term time only therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary. 

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

To apply, please visit:


Alternatively, call our Recruitment Line on 0115 748 3310

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 DBS with Barred List check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

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

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More about The Welland Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Scalford Drive, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 4TR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1733 563180
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