Learning Support Assistant

Northampton Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 8NH

15 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£18,525 FTE / £14,852.78 actual

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Northampton Academy is a transformational comprehensive and non-selective school, serving a diverse community. We were proud to be judged 'good and improving' by Ofsted in all areas in November 2019. Our values, which underpin every decision we take, are RESPECT, DETERMINATION, AMBITION, TOLERANCE and INTEGRITY. We have a comprehensive student character-building programme, which has been nationally recognised through the Character Kitemark.

Learning Support Assistant

35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Salary: £14,852.78 actual, (£18,525 FTE)

Are you interested in meeting the needs of young people?

If you want a career that plays to your strengths, keep reading…..

As a Learning Support Assistant at Northampton Academy you will work closely with classroom teachers, providing directed support and supervision to individual or groups of students

As part of your role you will also be required to deliver and support with the co-curricular program at Northampton Academy and as a result, hours have been adapted to accommodate this.

The aim of your support and guidance will be to enable children to access the curriculum and to facilitate full inclusion into school life, supporting them to learn as independently as possible and to develop to their full potential.

You should have a quiet and encouraging manner with the ability to remain calm in difficult situations, along with excellent verbal communication skills and an awareness of the importance of inclusion for children and young people with Special Educational Needs. There will be opportunities to specialise and develop knowledge and expertise in one area.

Whether you are an experienced teaching/learning support assistant, a recent graduate and/ or considering working in an education or care setting or looking for a rewarding career change, this could be the ideal post for you. Join the team and you will work alongside professionals from a mix of backgrounds.

You will be given roles that let you play to your strengths and will get the support you need to flourish professionally.

For more information about this role, please contact Louise Jones, Assistant Principal – Inclusion/SENDCo – email l.jones@northampton-academy.org

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This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About Northampton Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1674 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Northampton Academy is part of United Learning, a unique group of independent and state schools working together to achieve the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education so that all young people are able to make a success of their lives and, if we are to realise this vision, we need to make sure we attract, develop and reward the key ingredient – high quality staff such as you.

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