Vacancy – Learning Support Assistant – Wingfield Academy

Learning Support Assistant

Salary: Point 4 – Actual salary £16,384 per annum (£18,933 full time equivalent)

Contract Type: Full time, 37 hours per week, term time only (+2 INSET days)

Contract Term: Permanent

Contract Start: 1st September 2021

Closing Date: 9am Tuesday, 13th July 2021

Applications should be submitted to

An exciting opportunity to join a team who teach, model, and encourage a love of learning, collaboration, and compassion for others.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, highly motivated individual and outstanding practitioner to support the Inclusion Department by leading small groups and support individual students at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.  The successful candidate will join a committed team of staff to further improve learning, teaching and student outcomes.  An understanding or experience of working with vulnerable youngsters and those with learning or behaviour difficulties is essential.

The role will involve working under the direct supervision of the Director of Inclusion and working closely with subject teachers, to help raise attainment, self-esteem and motivation. The successful candidate should have GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, good use of functional ICT, excellent communication skills and be confident to liaise with a team of professionals to support student learning.

In return we can offer:

  • A ‘child centred, progress focused’ academy ethos.
  • A cohort of students with high standards of behaviour and a willingness to learn.
  • A welcoming and supportive community, where staff really do matter.
  • An academy with a well-established culture of hard work and high expectations.
  • A supportive loyal and committed Leadership Team with a clear vision of raising standards of teaching and learning and positive behaviour.

Wingfield Academy, has become a high performing secondary school, having delivered it’s third consecutive year of remarkable examination results, placing it once again as the second highest performing school in Rotherham and in the top 7% nationally for progress. The academy is growing in popularity following its success and is looking to expand and develop, attracting the best people to work alongside our dedicated and ambitious staff who go the extra mile to make a quantifiable and powerful contribution to social mobility. We focus on the things that matter.

Wingfield Academy sits within the New Collaborative Learning Trust, a multi-academy trust established by New College Pontefract (an Ofsted outstanding provider).  The Trust work closely together, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.  Further information about the role and visits to the academy are warmly welcomed.  Please contact or call 01709 513002.