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Learning Support Assistant


Learning Support Assistant required from January 2020


Hours:                  30 hrs, within the scope of 8.30- 3.30 with unpaid break(s)

Scale:                    D-E dependent upon applicant’s skills, qualifications and level of experience


We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to work alongside our team to support our children to achieve and thrive in our academy.  We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • good Literacy, Numeracy and IT skills 
  • ability to work as part of a team, taking direction or being proactive as appropriate
  • effective inter-personal skills to develop positive, professional relationships with pupils, staff and parents
  • a desire to constantly improve their own practice
  • a positive attitude with a flexible and adaptable working approach


Ideally, candidates will have:

  • an NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification.
  • experience of supporting groups of pupils on targeted intervention

Wayland Junior Academy is a friendly school situated in the popular growing market town of Watton.  There are approximately 260 children on roll from years 3 to 6 with a growing demographic.  

We can offer:

  • a friendly, welcoming, enthusiastic and committed staff team
  • fantastic children who are keen to learn
  • commitment to CPD and professional development
  • the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment
  • a happy and positive working environment

Please visit our website for an application form:

Please return completed application forms to


Closing Date:     Wednesday 22 January 2020 (09.00 am)

Interviews:         Tuesday 28 January 2020 (TBC)

Our academy is committed to safeguarding young people and expects all who work at the academy to share this commitment.  All applicants to this post will be subject to further safeguarding checks, including a full Disclosure and Barring Service check for the candidate appointed.


‘This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.’



Closing date: 
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 9:00am