Current Vacancies

Non-teaching Staff

Learning Support Assistant

Closing date: Monday 15 March 2021 - 8.00 am

Interview date: To be confirmed

(PDF document)Learning Support Assistant Advert March 2021

(PDF document)Learning Support Assistant Job Description March 2021

How to Apply for our Vacancies

The Application Process

  • Please complete the appropriate application form in full (either Teacher or Support Staff Application Form), ensuring you include any gaps in employment and the reasons for any gaps
  • Please also prepare a covering letter highlighting your reasons for applying, your skills and experience to date and the contribution you believe you could make to Kings
  • Please note we do not accept CVs as part of the selection process
  • The deadline for applications is 8.00 am on the close date, unless otherwise stated
  • Forward your application form and covering letter by email to or by post for the attention of the HR Department, The Kings of Wessex Academy, Station Road, Cheddar, Somerset. BS27 3AQ. If posting, please remember to use the correct postage (large letter size)

Thank you for your interest in our vacancies. We appreciate the time taken to prepare and submit applications

Application Forms and Information for Candidates

Teaching Staff Application Form (PDF document)PDF format for printing or MS Word format

Support Staff Application Form (PDF document)PDF format for printing or MS Word format

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Safer Recruitment

The Kings of Wessex Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. Prior to appointment the Human Resources Department will apply for:

  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check
  • Documentary evidence of your identity and right to work in the UK
  • A Children's Barred list check
  • Two satisfactory references
  • Satisfactory pre-employment health screening
  • and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children's workforce
  • Evidence of all relevant qualifications to perform in the role and QTS status or equivalent will also be required for Teaching Staff
  • In some settings a declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the Childcare Act 2006
  • As well as the above checks, candidates who are offered a post working at The Kings of Wessex Academy will be expected to attend necessary Safeguarding and Prevent training on commencement of employment with regular ongoing updates as necessary

If you are interested in any of our vacancies or would like to discuss this further, please contact the HR Department on 01934 742608 or email for more information