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Join the Nexus team as a Learning Assistant (PDBW)- Beech Academy

Position: Learning Assistant (Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare)  

Salary: Grade 5, Point 15 – 22 £27,803-£31,364 FTE

 Actual salary – £23,063 – £26,017

Location: The Beech Academy, Mansfield 

Contract type: Full Time, Permanent (Term time only plus 5 inset days)

Closing date: Friday 7th June (12pm)

Interview date: W/C 10th June


Our children and young people at Beech deserve an education that will change their lives and give them the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Staff employed in our Academy Trust enjoy a fulfilling career; we focus on releasing your potential and maximising your impact.

About the Trust

Nexus Multi Academy Trust was founded in 2016 and has the highest ambitions possible for everyone we work with. We are a forward thinking and innovative Trust with collaboration, enrichment and improvement enshrined within our day-to-day practice ensuring that leaners and their families are always at the centre of what we do.

The vision for Nexus is that we are constantly “Learning together, to be the best we can be.” This vision is what we aspire to and is as relatable to every employee and partner of our Trust as it is to our children, young adults and their families.

Our Opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Grade 5 Learning Assistant to join a multi-disciplinary team, under the leadership of the Assistant Headteacher (PDBW), focused on maintaining high standards of behaviour, attendance and welfare. The post holder will ensure that they support our shared vision, ethos and strategic plan that supports all our children/young people to be the best that they can be.

What you can expect 

Further information 

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please email Julie Palmer – Business Manager at Beech Academy to arrange a phone call (jpalmer@nexusmat.org). We very much encourage potential candidates to visit Beech and see for themselves our amazing school.

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.

For more information and an application form to apply please jpalmer@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.


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Career salary

Actual salary – £23,063 – £26,017 Grade 5, Point 15 – 22 £27,803-£31,364 FTE

Working hours

35 hours a week

Career location

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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