Learning Support Assistant

Kingswood Academy

  • £25979 - £27334 per annum
  • Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire / Humberside
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Salary: NJC – 11 – 14 £25979 – £27334 (Actual Salary – £22,820 – £24,010)+ AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Hours: 37 hours a week, 40 weeks per year – Term time + 10 days

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking to appoint a highly effective individual to provide an efficient and high-quality support service to students at Kingswood Academy and champion teaching strategies for students.
In particular, we are seeking an individual who will:

  • promote the inclusion of students.
  • liaise with the class teacher to work with students to target identified learning needs.
    provide practical support in the classroom to students who have recognised learning needs, supporting them to achieve their potential.
  • work with subject teachers to ensure lesson materials are used effectively in order for students to make the expected progress towards their target levels.
  • This post is ideal for a dynamic, flexible individual who is passionate about sustainably improving standards and outcomes for our students.

Kingswood Academy

Our Vision is: ‘to deliver world-class learning, which places no limits on what young people can achieve’ and we are a national beacon of educational excellence in Hull’.

As a national beacon of educational excellence, we will ensure that:

  1. All students leave our academy with first-rate qualifications: Qualifications that ensure all doors remain open, giving our students the platform to compete and thrive on a global stage.
  2. All students develop exceptional character: Character that exemplifies a true growth mind-set; a phenomenal work ethic; confidence and high levels of grit, resilience and determination; ensuring they are fully prepared to flourish in an ever-changing world.
  3. All students leave our academy with high levels of cultural and global awareness: Awareness that develops through diverse experiences that enrich our students, enabling them to engage in, empathise with, challenge and debate current affairs beyond their local community.
  4. All students leave with an array of positive memories that last for a lifetime: Memories that are created from students, staff and our community being fully invested in forging exceptional relationships based on trust, care, high expectations and a passion for genuinely making a difference in their life.

Ultimately our Mission is to ensure that: ‘all students have an inner-belief and ambition to fulfil their dreams and live a happy and successful life.’ We are passionate about our students ‘recognising their academic worth’ and making sure that they are ‘prepared to make bold choices in order to secure places, and thrive, at the most reputable and highest performing colleges, universities and world-class employers.’


To find more about the opportunity or to arrange a virtual video call with the Headteacher please contact Mrs. C Weightman, PA to Headteacher via email or telephone 01482 879967.

The role is due to commence: ASAP

Closing date: 30th July

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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