Kickstart Scheme

The Wensum Trust are proud to be working in partnership with the Department for Works and Pensions to support the national Kickstart Scheme.

We are opening up a number of vacancies in various departments across our schools, to offer young individuals the exciting opportunity to increase their skills and develop their knowledge in a professional environment.

To apply for a Kickstart role, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Aged 16 - 24
  • In receipt of Universal Credit
  • Be referred via your Work Coach


CONTRACT: All vacancies are offered on a 6 month fixed-term contract
HOURS: 25 hours per week
SALARY: National minimum wage

To apply to any of the vacancies listed below, please complete the application form available to download at the bottom of this page and return to

Starting as soon as possible - Closing Date: 30 September 2021

School / Organisation Role
Wensum Trust Central Services Finance Assistant
Wensum Trust Central Services Health & Safety / Estates Assistant
Wensum Trust Central Services Marketing / IT Assistant
Hellesdon High School Site Assistant
Hellesdon High School Network Support Assistant
Acle Academy Site Assistant
Hellesdon High School Teaching Assistant
Hellesdon High School Science Technician
Hellesdon High School Catering Assistant
Heather Avenue Infant School Speech and Language Assistant
Acle Academy Science Technician
Acle Academy Receptionist / Admin Assistant
Acle Academy Library Assistant
Acle Academy Teaching Assistant
Acle Academy Design & Technology Technician
Acle Academy Food Technology Technician
Alderman Peel High School Teaching Assistant
Alderman Peel High School Catering Assistant
Alderman Peel High School Site Assistant
Alderman Peel High School Administrator 
Arden Grove Infant & Nursery School Teaching Assistant


The Wensum Trust are committed to supporting equal opportunities and diversity in our interactions with job applicants, employees, children, families and communities. We are fully committed to creating a safe and supportive work environment based on mutual trust and respect. Our top priority is the protection and safeguarding of children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and safer recruitment practices in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019).