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Learning Assistant

Woodvale Primary Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Contract | Salary: £15,870 - £16,491 (£11,361 - £11,852 pro rata)

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

Learning Assistant

Ref: 17-18/WPA/006

31.25 hours a week, term time (39 weeks a year)

£15,870 - £16,491 (£11,361 - £11,852 pro rata)

Fixed Term until August 2018

Closing Date: 1 November 2017 at noon

Interviews to take place on 6 November 2017

Working under the direction of the Class Teacher, you will promote development and learning, and will help to ensure full participation. This will include working with small groups and on a one to one basis.

You should:

  • have a range of behaviour management strategies and teaching skills
  • 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
  • preferably have  experience of working with children
  • preferably have experience of using visual prompts to structure learning

Previous experience of working in a similar role or in a school setting as well as holding a First Aid certificate would be advantageous.

The Woodvale Primary Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust is a vibrant and caring school located in Northampton.   It has the capacity to cater for 474 pupils from Nursery to Year 6.  Both the academy and the Trust are committed to improving the life chances of pupils.

Training and support will be provided from a welcoming and professional team.  If you think you have what it takes to work within this role we look forward to hearing from you.

The role is for 31.25 hours a week, term time only therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary.

If you do not here from us within two weeks of the closing date please presume you have been unsuccessful. 

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  


  • Woodvale Primary Academy,Crestwood Road,Northampton,NN3 8JJ
  • 01604 493771

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