Extend Learning Academies Network and our schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all. Appointments will be subject to the requirements of an enhanced DBS, medical check and satisfactory references.

Current Opportunities:

  • Class Teacher – Locking Primary School
  • Lunchtime Supervisor – Walliscote Primary School
  • Qualified Learning Support Assistant – 4 x 1:1 LSA Posts – Windwhistle Primary School
  • Casual Supply/Bank staff – Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Learning Support Assistants 

    Class Teacher – Locking Primary School

    Contract: Full time, Permanent, required from 7th January 2019

    Salary: TMS / UPS

    Required from 7th January 2019, we are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced committed teacher to work initially within Year 2 at our school. Applications are welcomed from both newly qualified and experienced teachers. An ability and enthusiasm to support a curriculum area would be desirable.

    You will:

    • have excellent skills in teaching that inspire children to learn
    • have experience of working in a Year 2 classroom
    • be a reflective teacher, committed to their own continued professional development and that of the team.
    • be able to recognise and nurture every child’s academic and personal development
    • demonstrate effective communication and collaborative skills
    • has a clear commitment to high standards of achievement and behaviour.
    • be able to contribute to whole school curriculum development and improvement
    • work effectively alongside their classroom colleague and wider school team.
    • Become a proactive member of the MAT supporting ethos and values.

    In return our friendly and successful school can offer happy and enthusiastic children, a highly motivated and forward thinking staff team and supportive governors, parents and community. We also have fabulous school grounds within an expanding village.

    Please contact the school on 01934 822867 for further details and an application form or download here: Class Teacher Job Description ELAN-Application-Form-TeacherVisits would be welcomed.

    Closing date: Friday 12th October 2018    Interview date: Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Lunchtime Supervisor – Walliscote Primary School

 3 hours per week, Tuesday and Thursday (1.5 hours per day) term time only – additional hours will be available on an ad-hoc basis

Contract:  Fixed Term until 31st August 2019 (pending review)

Salary:  E1C £16,626 – £16,755pa pro rata

Actual Salary: £1,142 – £1,151per annum approx.

You will be required to work as part of a team to ensure pupils have a safe, healthy and enjoyable environment during lunch times.  Full training and support will be given to the successful applicants.

Visits are welcome, please telephone to school office on 01934 621954 for an appointment.

Further details and an application pack are available from the school office, on the school website  or download an application form here. ELAN Application Form Support Staff

Completed applications should be sent to

Investment in staff wellbeing and training is a priority at our school to ensure our children get the best.

Closing date: Friday 21st September 2018

Interview date: Friday 28th September 2018

Address: Walliscote Road, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 1UY


Qualified Learning Support Assistant – 4 x 1:1 LSA Posts Windwhistle Primary School

Hours:  Hours range between 15 – 17.1 per week (mornings), term time only PLUS 5 INSET days

Contract: Temporary to start asap until 31 August 2019 (or funding ceases if this should be sooner)

Salary: E4 £18,870 – £20,541 per annum pro rata

Actual Salary: Depending on hours

 Windwhistle Primary School is a “Good” School (Ofsted 2014) situated in the popular seaside town of Weston-super-Mare. We are a 420 place school including a Nursery and part of the Extend Learning Academies Network.  The School is very well resourced with good professional development opportunities

We are looking for four Learning Support Assistants to join our team to support individual pupils from Year 1 to Year 5 who require 1:1 support with a range of needs including social communication, social, emotional and behavioural and cognition difficulties. We would like to appoint people who have experience of working with children with special educational needs and have a good understanding of how these children need to be supported to access the learning.

You will have a qualification in Literacy and Numeracy equivalent to GCSE Grade A*-C, or Level 2 on the national vocational framework. They will also hold an NVQ/VRQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or Early Years Education, Childcare and Development.

 This is an opportunity to join a strong and dedicated school team who are committed to providing high quality experiences for all the children at Windwhistle Primary School.

Visits are warmly welcomed, please contact the School to arrange an appointment and for an application pack.

Further details and an application pack are available from the school office, on the school website or LSA E4 job description  ELAN Application Form Support Staff

Completed applications should be sent to

Closing Date: Thursday 20th September 2018

Interview date: Thursday 27th September 2018

Address: Kingsley Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3TZ

Tel:  01934 629 145


Casual Supply/Bank staff required – Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Learning Support Assistants

Location: All schools within the ELAN (Extend Learning Academies  Network)
Hours: Variable – as and when required
Salary: TBC -Depending on job role and grade paid. Actual Salary: Depending on hours
Required: ASAP

Calling all Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants – an exciting opportunity has arisen for you to be able to join the team at ELAN (Extend Learning Academies Network).

We are currently in the process of setting up a new Supply/Bank staff register and are looking for suitably experienced, enthusiastic and motivated supply/bank Teachers, Teaching Assistants & Learning Support Assistants to join our friendly team

Once you have been accepted to be placed on our register you will be eligible to work in any of our 7 school across North Somerset which we currently have within our MAT

You will need a flexible approach and be able to work various hours, sometimes at short notice

Experience of working with children, ideally in a school environment is essential

Investment in staff wellbeing and training is a priority within our organisation to ensure our children get the best.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference in our community working with happy, highly skilled and supportive teams.

For an application form, please download: ELAN Application Form Support Staff and return to the address below or submitted electronically using the email address below.

Closing date: Rolling

Address: The School House, Bournville Primary School, Selworthy Road,  Weston super Mare BS23 3ST

Tel:  01934 427 134