Academy/TeamBadock's Wood E-ACT Primary Academy
Working hoursFull time
ContractFixed Term Contract
SalaryFTE £18,795 Actual £14,374.20
Closing date15/10/2019 5:00 pm


Badock’s Wood E-ACT Academy are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to help develop the social, emotional and educational needs of pupils in their Early Years Foundation Stage group.

Salary: Scale Point 5, Full Time Equivalent £18,795 (Actual Salary £14,374.20)

Employment Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 32.5 hours per week (08:30-15:30 Monday to Friday)

Contract: x1 Academic Year Fixed Term Contract, Term Time only plus one week

Location: Badock’s Wood E-ACT Academy

Badock’s Wood E-Act Academy are looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Early Years Teaching assistant to join our fantastic team in October 2019. Our Early Years consists of a Nursery and a Reception class and this post will be to work in the Reception class alongside a class teacher and another teaching assistant.

If you have a real passion about the Early Years curriculum and working with our youngest learners, can be a team player and have the ability to see the opportunities for learning in every situation, and you have a caring and nurturing nature then this could be the ideal job for you!

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A fast and flexible thinker
  • An excellent communicator
  • Able to uphold the high expectations of the academy
  • Computer literate with experience of using email (experience of using behaviour recording systems also an advantage)
  • An awareness of thrive approaches to support children with SEMH needs is an advantage

We can offer you:

  • A rewarding role which is fast paced and varied
  • A thorough induction to our ways of working
  • Support with professional development once probation is completed
  • A committed, hardworking and supportive team.
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school.
  • Well-resourced classrooms.
  • A group of children with a passion for learning.

Please note, we require a Level 2 and Level 3 certificate for this post

Please refer to the attached job description for full details on the post.

To apply, please download the application form and equal opportunities form and complete all sections. Once complete, please forward documents to

Visits welcomed, please phone our school office to book in.

Closing Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019 @ 17:00

Interview Date: TBC

Safeguarding Statement: Badock’s Wood E-ACT Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks (including enhanced DBS.) We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.  

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.

See our annual report here

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.