Learning Assistant

Ingoldmells Academy (Lincolnshire)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary - £20,812 - £21,189 (£13,080 - £13,317 pro rata) 

We are seeking an outstanding Learning Assistant to support pupils in the classroom at the Ingoldmells Academy.  Start date being January 2nd 2024.

You will be instrumental in supporting the Class Teacher to ensure the development and learning of pupils within the class. This position will include working with small groups and on a one to one basis.

About you:

Whilst training will be given on some aspects of the personal care element of the role, we are looking for an organised and caring person who can engage pupils to inspire a love of learning. 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
  • experience with pupils with additional needs essential
  • be able to support learning across a primary setting.

Possessing an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Child care and education, experience with pupils with additional needs and ability to support learning in a primary setting are essential. 

About us:

We strive for high academic standards and have high expectations of all our pupils but also are very proud of the positive, joyous and caring learning environment we have created. We are an inclusive Academy where everyone is valued and supported, pupils and staff alike.

Our highly qualified and dedicated staff believe in supporting the development of successful, well rounded children who, having developed academically, personally and socially, will grow into positive members of the community.

In Return

Working for the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), you will be contributing to enabling every child to achieve their very best.  All our academies work collaboratively, to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the Education Support Team to enable them to focus on improving outcomes.  As a GAT employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays         
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

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.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

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

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.