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Learning Assistant

Danesholme Infant Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Permanent | Salary: £15,807- £17,772 per annum (£11,633 - £13,080 pro-rata)

We are seeking a passionate and committed Learning Assistant to support pupils at the Danesholme Infant Academy.

Learning Assistant  

Ref: 17-18/DIA/006

 32 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

£15,807- £17,772 per annum (£11,633 - £13,080 pro-rata)

Closing date: 20 October 2017 at noon

Working under the direction of the Class Teacher, you will promote development and learning, and will help to ensure full participation. This position is fixed term, as it is linked to pupil funding and will include working with small groups and on a one to one basis.

You should;

  • have a range of behaviour management methods and be able to adapt learning strategies to meet the needs of specific pupils
  • be able to build rapport with pupils in order to support one to one working
  • be well organised and have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • possess excellent communication skills at all levels in order to be able to liaise effectively with parent/carers and outside agencies.

The Danesholme Infant Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is located in Corby next to the Danesholme Junior Academy. We want our pupils to be proud to belong to the Danesholme Infant Academy and to be proud of their achievements. Whatever our pupils’ backgrounds, we want them to be in the best possible position to move on successfully to the next stage of their education. We are very excited about the academy’s future as it continues its journey with the Trust, and have high aspirations for its future.

Previous experience of working in a similar role or with children with Special Educational Need as well as holding a First Aid certificate would be advantageous.

This role is for 32 hours per week, Monday to Friday and is required in term time only; therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3344  


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