Learning Assistant

Bishop Creighton Academy (Peterborough)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: £18,592 - £18,933 per annum (£11,737 - £11,972 pro rata)

We are seeking an outstanding Learning Assistant to support a specific pupil on a fixed term basis until the end of the academic year.

You will be instrumental in supporting the Class Teacher to ensure the development and learning of pupils within the class. This position is primarily supporting a pupil 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

Previous experience working in a school setting and supporting SEND pupils, including autism, is essential.

About us:

The Bishop Creighton Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is located in Peterborough. It joined the GAT in April 2015 and has a diverse and culturally rich pupil intake that has grown in recent years and shares in the Trusts vision of helping all pupils to succeed despite their background. The academy is also focused on continual professional development and is a research engaged school.

We are pioneering our teaching and learning outlook by being a 21st Century school and are proud to be a ‘Microsoft Showcase School’. Our pupils use technology for their learning, equipping them with vital skills for the future.

You will be joining an academy which plays part in a successful Multi Academy Trust with first class professional values and high standards The Bishop Creighton Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is located in Peterborough. We joined the Trust in April 2015 and have recently undergone significant work to improve the indoor learning environment, the academy now offers an attractive semi-open plan school with an attractive KS2 library, large KS1 shared area and a spacious P.E./assembly hall.

More information can be found here: https://www.bishopcreightonacademy.org/

This role is for 27.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday and is required in term time only (39 weeks); therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary.

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 to be considered for this position.