• Application deadline

    9 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
SCP 3-7 £18,562 - £20,092 FTE, £15,875.11 - £17,183.64 pro rata

Job summary

Learning Support Assistant for Secondary/Alternative Provision at NIA

Permanent: 37hrs per week, 39 weeks a year

Salary: SCP 3-7 £18,562 - £20,092 FTE, £15,875.11 - £17,183.64 pro rata

Start date: ASAP

Closing date: 9th April 2021

Northampton International Academy is a part of East Midlands Academy Trust and we have a number of opportunities to join our successful team as a Learning Support Assistant in the Secondary phase of the school. We are seeking to recruit driven, enthusiastic, and ambitious Learning Support Assistants to our fantastic team!

If you have the desire to raise standards for all children, then you are our candidate!

We are a diverse vibrant and multicultural school thriving in the heart of the Northampton town centre community.

The successful candidate will:

Have previous experience of working with children in an educational setting.
Enjoy being with children and have a real desire to help them achieve.
Believe all children can do well.
Be passionate, flexible, and proactive in providing a creative and inspiring curriculum for pupils
Be able to work collaboratively, but can also act with initiative
Be self-motivated and keen to develop your skills.
Northampton International Academy is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, it is an all through school, 4–19, and opened in September 2016. In July 2019, the academy achieved an Ofsted rating of Good.

It is a fantastic time to join NIA as it has its first Year 11 and 13 intakes, as well as further groups in the primary phase and by September 2021 the school will have over 2000 pupils. This will make NIA one of the largest free schools in the country.

The children and staff at Northampton International Academy are currently completing the opening chapters of its history. The DNA of NIA is set by our High Expectations and Global Vision and we are building into the curriculum for all year groups our Character Drivers: Collaboration, Responsibility, Respect, Care, Excellence and Aspiration. By instilling these characteristics in our learners, they will flourish both within school and beyond as they set out to create their own histories

By working for our Trust, you will be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.

These include:

Continuous professional development and training opportunities
Dedicated support from our school improvement team
Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
Childcare vouchers scheme
A corporate eye care plan
For more information about this position please contact Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281 or email lorna.stockwell@emat.uk

EMAT reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found

EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1349 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email

About Northampton International Academy

NIA is one of the UK’s fastest growing schools. From September, we will have EYFS to year 4, years 7 through to 11 and a full sixth form. By 2021, we will have over 2,200 pupils, making us one of the largest free schools in the UK.

School location

Barrack Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1AA

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