LATEST NEWS: The Wessex Learning Trust are delighted to confirm that the four schools in the Mendip Edge Federation have been given approval by the Regional Schools Commissioner to join the Trust.


Kings of Wessex Academy

Teacher of English Closing Date: Wednesday 26th February, 8:00am; Interview Date: TBC
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Kings of Wessex Academy

Parent Family Support Advisor (PFSA) Closing Date: Monday 2nd March, 8:00am; Interview Date: Friday 6th March
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Kings of Wessex Academy

Cleaner Closing Date: Monday 2nd March, 8:00am; Interview TBC
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The Wessex Learning Trust

Executive Headteacher The Trust will be looking to appoint an outstanding individual to be Executive Headteacher over two of our high performing (2-9) first schools. Recruiting March 2020 to start in September 2020
Executive Headteacher

How to Apply:

  • 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 the school
    • Please note we do not accept CVs as part of the selection process
  • Forward your application form and covering letter by email to the school (see advert for email), or post to the school, for the attention of the HR Department. If posting, please ensure you use the correct postage (large letter size)
  • ¬†Applicants are more than welcome to visit the school prior to applying, please contact the school in order to make arrangements for this

Safer Recruitment

The Wessex Learning Trust 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 Wessex Learning Trust will be expected to attend necessary Safeguarding and Prevent training on commencement of employment with regular ongoing updates as necessary