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Learning Support Assistant

Heatherwood School is seeking to appoint multiple Learning Support Assistants to work across our wonderful school. The successful candidates will form part of an enthusiastic and committed staff team and all relevant training will be given.

We are seeking to appoint highly motivated and innovative staff members who recognise the importance of learning, maintaining physical health and safety and achieving outcomes, for our amazing children and young people.


Hours will be spilt as shown below:

29 hours per week term time plus 5 training days (minus 30 minutes each day for lunch break)

4 days per week 8.45am-3.30pm, one day (currently Wednesday) 8.30am-3.30pm

A Midday Supervisor contract (Grade 3) will run alongside this for 2.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.


What You Can Expect:

 an exciting opportunity to join a growing academy with Heatherwood School

 a school with happy friendly children and young people who have a positive attitude to school

 a school with excellent professional development opportunities

 a dedicated and caring staff team who are committed to building on the strengths of the school

 a warm, friendly and supportive team committed to ensuring all children realise their full potential

 a dedicated community of supportive parents, carers and governors

 an outward facing researched based school

 a supportive culture steeped in mentoring and coaching opportunities and development.

 an opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system

 access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which includes pathways into Initial Teaching Training

 working within an award-winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly and supportive academies who together are helping to transform communities


Further Information

Visits to the school are welcomed. For further information about the post or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Bridget Coy, Head of School, by telephoning 01302 322044.

Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.


Application forms are available at www.nexusmat.org/careers or www.doncastercounciljobs.co.uk 

Completed application forms are to be returned via email or post to Pam Rebbeck, Office Manager, Heatherwood School, Leger Way, Doncaster, DN2 6HQ Email: prebbeck@nexusmat.org

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.


Closing date for applications 09 June 22.


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