Primary Learning Support Assistant, Bracknell Forest

Closing date:Expiring soon

King's Academy BinfieldBracknell Forest

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP or Monday 24th February 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,364Plus Outer London Fringe Allowance of £609pa pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a passionate, talented, collegiate practitioner to join our dedicated team working within the Learning Support Department and across the whole academy.

The successful candidate will be part of a team of Learning Support Assistants based within our two primary schools however there may occasionally be the need for you to support within our secondary school. 

Our new Learning Support Assistant will support children within the classroom, work with small groups and offer 1:1 support when needed. 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. In September 2019 a further 140 Year 7 students, 30 Year R students and 21 Year N students joined the academy. 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. 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 33.45 hours per week (term time only). Hours of work will be 8.15am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday. Flexibility to work additional days during the holidays may be required. There is also the possibility of working with our wrap around care provider (Funtastic Kids) supporting with the running of a breakfast club and an after school club.  Annual salary shown will be on a pro rata basis.

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 -   

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 Amber Walker, PA to the Executive Principal on 01344 306983 or at

Completed application forms should be submitted to Amber Walker: or by post to: Amber Walker, King's Academy Binfield, St. George's Park , Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 4FS by 9.00am on Monday 27th January 2020.

More about King's Academy Binfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: St. Georges Park, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4FS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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