Learning Assistant, Skegby Nottinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Skegby Junior AcademySkegby Nottinghamshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Learning Assistant

Ref: 18-19/SAS/4662

30 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

£17,681-£18,672 per annum (£12,199-£12,883 pro rata)

Fixed term for 3 terms from August 2019 until July 2020

Closing date: 21 April 2019 at midnight

At Skegby Junior Academy, our aim is to develop a set of SMART values in our children, whilst providing an inclusive environment that not only allows them to achieve what they are truly capable of, but also equips them with excellent academic achievement. 

In a very recent Ofsted inspection (January 2019), the Academy was rated as GOOD.

We are looking for a caring and enthusiastic learning assistant to join our committed staff team. This is a varied role that will be based in KS2 and would consist of some 1:1 support for children with additional needs, together with some interventions and in-class support. 

The ideal candidate will:

• have experience of working in a primary setting

• have knowledge of the National Curriculum

• be able to establish positive and supportive relationships with colleagues, parents and children

• be positive, energetic, calm and resilient 

• be interested in developing an understanding of the needs of specific individuals

• have high standards and be committed to raising standards and achievement for all students

• be passionate about developing the whole child, across the whole age-range of the school

• look to develop independence where possible

• provide regular feedback to the class teacher and primary leaders

• be willing to undertake specialist training if appropriate

• have good standards of Literacy and Numeracy 

• be able to work well as a member of a team 

• be enthusiastic and highly motivated 

• have high expectations and be committed to inclusion 

• be well-organised and hard-working

What we can offer you:

• A supportive, proactive forward-thinking leadership team 

• A strong ethos of high expectation and challenge for all learners 

• A caring team who will support you all the way 

• A commitment to professional development, enhanced by the ‘Learning Alliance’ which is an outstanding professional development resource within our Trust

• A varied and enriched curriculum, with particular emphasis on outdoor learning and a learning challenge approach

• Excellent grounds which contain a very special Forest School outdoor classroom.

Specific hours may be negotiable but will operate in accordance with the academy day and will include some lunchtime support.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Tina Hamilton, Office Manager on 01623 460329 or email thamilton@skegbyjunioracademy.org. 

Please visit our website to apply.


Alternatively, call our Recruitment Line on 0115 748 3310

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.


More about Skegby Junior Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Ash Grove, Skegby, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 3FH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 863294