Learning Support Assistant Graduate

The Stockwood Park Academy

  • £23,893.00 - £24,702.00 Annually (FTE) NJC L3 6-8 FTE £23,893-£24,702 pro rata £19,558-£20,221 35 hours a week
  • Luton / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Learning Support Assistant

The Stockwood Park Academy are seeking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant.

·       Are you passionate about supporting students?  Do you have a degree in any subject?

·        Are you looking for a school that will train and support you to gain your QTS?

·       Do you have experience working in small groups or 1:1 with SEN/EAL children?

If the answer is yes to these questions, The Stockwood Park Academy would love to hear from you!

The Stockwood Park Academy are seeking to appoint Learning Support Assistant to help support the teaching and learning of an individual or groups of students. We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic and knowledgeable candidates who will contribute to the intellectual and social development of students and support their achievement in Literacy and Numeracy and other specific curriculum areas as directed.

If you want to train to become a teacher but not sure how, The Stockwood Park Academy can train and develop you so you can gain your Qualified Teaching Status. If you are a graduate and interested in starting as a Learning Support Assistant, after 12 months of successful completion in this role we can support suitable candidates in becoming a qualified teacher.

We are looking to recruit Learning Support Assistants who have the right attitude and will represent our positive ‘can do’ ethos that runs through our Academy. Therefore, you do not need to be a graduate to be successfully appointed for this role.


The successful candidate will

·       Previous experience working with children/young people

·       Experience of working in an educational setting

·       A Level or Degree Level Qualified

·       Experience of planning and leading small group teaching/interventions desirable

·       Good knowledge of SEN

·       Good IT skills (with good knowledge of Microsoft applications e.g. word, excel, etc)

·       Good literacy and numeracy skills

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Team player and the ability to be able to build effective relationships with both colleagues and students

·       Able to work using initiative



We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer. The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.


Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:


“Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”


The definition of ‘children’ includes everyone under the age of 18

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