Learning Assistant

Welland Academy (Peterborough)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: £18,562 - £18,933 per annum (£15,746 - £16,061 pro rata)

We are seeking to appoint a committed and talented Learning Assistant to work at our unique and inspirational school where our children, parents and staff are at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Learning Assistant, who has experience of working with children across the primary age range.  As a Learning Assistant you will be supporting the children to achieve their full potential and assisting the teacher within the classroom. Your role may include one to one, small group work and delivering interventions to targeted pupils.

The ideal candidate will

  • have experience being a whole class teaching assistant
  • be an enthusiastic, committed, and ambitious team player; open to learning and professional development
  • have experience of working with children with special education needs
  • use their initiative to ensure children’s needs are met
  • have high expectations of themselves, striving for the best in everything they do

 We can offer you:

  • An inclusive school with a good reputation for developing well rounded, caring children who feel safe and valued whatever their skills and abilities.
  • A caring and motivated team of staff who help and support each other.
  • Happy, confident children who enjoy being at school.
  • A vibrant, warm, friendly working environment.
  • A commitment to professional development through the Greenwood Academies Learning Alliance.

 About us:

Our academy is larger than the average Primary academy that opened in 2013, boasting a fantastic modern building and a vibrant atmosphere. We are a school that likes to celebrate success – at every level. The life of the Academy is driven by enthusiasm and a desire to achieve.

Working at Welland Academy, you will be part of a supportive team of staff with one goal - providing our children with the very best curriculum, developing them educationally and characteristically so they can be their very best in life.

The staff, pupils and facilities at this academy make it a great place to work. Please contact Rachel Dawkins, Office Administrator, on 01733 563180 or email rdawkins@wellandacademy.org for further information.

Being part of GAT:

You can be assured that you will be joining a Multi Academy Trust that is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce through ensuring a fair workload and offering access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance professional growth.

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.