18 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    22 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,000 - £24,331 FTE (£15,393 - £18,727 Actual salary pro-rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a Learning Support Assistant to work alongside the teachers and other support staff in our Academy.

Key Roles and responsibilities:

  • To support teachers in providing for the education and welfare of all children in the academy, taking account of their needs
  • Maintain a safe and stimulating learning environment
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all children in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Show professionalism by having proper regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the academy
  • Consistently demonstrate the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils

  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other colleagues

The Ideal candidate will:

  • Be kind, caring and patient
  • Have some experience in supporting children who have additional needs
  • Be enthusiastic and have a genuine passion for motivating children to be their best

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Discounted Wrap around care, at relevant academies, if your child is a Kite Academy Pupil
  • A dedicated, friendly staff team, as well as Happy, motivated children
  • Opportunities for Training and Progression
  • An incredible range of employee benefits (including access to Perkbox)

You will find out more about the school on our website. Please contact recruitment@kite.academy to find out further information.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to gemma.golland@kite.academy

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About The Grove Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
424 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01276 22447

Ours is a vibrant, exciting academy where close partnerships thrive in a nurturing and aspirational environment. Our pupils have positive attitudes to learning and show tremendous care and respect for one another. Our staff team is committed to making a real difference to our children for whom we aim to give the very best possible start to their education, developing personal aspiration and a lifelong love of learning. We aim for every child to achieve beyond that which they believe possible. Working closely with parents, we make sure that pupils are happy and that they are achieving success in all areas of academy life. We have extensive and beautiful grounds and a resource-rich indoor learning environment. We take great pride in our lovely academy. Do come and see for yourself!

Arranging a visit to The Grove Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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