Learning Support Assistant

King's Academy BinfieldBracknell Forest

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous practitioner to join our dedicated team. The successful candidate will be part of a team of Learning Support Assistants based within our two academies. Whilst you will be primarily based within the primary phase, there may occasionally be the need for you to support within the secondary phase. 

Our new Learning Support Assistant will support children within the classroom, work with small groups and offer 1:1 support with identified students. Experience of working with students with Speech and Language difficulties and ASD would be an advantage although not essential. They will share the academy's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve. Other necessary qualities include confidentiality, efficiency and being able to work on your own initiative and under pressure and a willingness to contribute to the wider life of King’s Academy Binfield (KAB) and King’s Academy Oakwood (KAO).

KAB opened in a superb building in September 2018 with 120 Year 7 students and now has Year 7, 8 and 9 students 30 Year R students and 33 Year N students joined the academy in the primary phase which now has students from Year N to Year 1. Also in September 2019, KAO, a brand new 1 FE primary school a mile away, opened with Year R and a mixed Year 1-2 class and now has students up to year 3. KAB and KAO will continue to grow year on year to a roll of over 1800 students, aged 3-18. Both academies will be run cohesively sharing the same values, curriculum, opportunities and expectations of excellence.

The post is for a fixed term (1 year) 33.45 hours per week (term time only) for primary LSAs and 32.5 hours per week (term time only) for secondary LSAs. Flexibility to work additional days during the holidays may be required. 

KAB and KAO are part of the King’s Group Academies MAT led by a team of former and current Ofsted ‘outstanding’ head teachers and Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI).  Please note link to King’s Group Academies Vision and Mission - https://kingsacademies.uk/about-us/vision-and-mission/   

King’s Education separately operates British schools abroad, educating over 4,000 students in countries such as Spain, Latvia and Panama, offering exciting opportunities for genuine international collaboration.

King’s Academy Binfield and King’s Academy Oakwood are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Jacqueline Tate, Head of Primary at jacqueline.tate@kingsacademies.uk

Completed application forms (not CVs) should be submitted to Amber Walker: amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk or by post to: Amber Walker, King's Academy Binfield, St. George's Park , Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 4FS by midday on Wednesday 20th January 2021.

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