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Support Assistants (Autism)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
10/01/2019
Advert End Date:
24/01/2019 22:59
Salary:
£17,972 - £19,446 per annum, pro rata (actual: £13,850 - £14,986 per annum)
Hours per week:
33.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 training days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
182282
Employment Location:
Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2LW
Post Number:
SNT1585(e)

Job details 

Closing date:
24 Jan


Further information

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Thomas Bewick School
Linhope Road
West Denton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE5 2LW

33.5 hours per week, term time plus 5 training days (Hours of work to be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm, Tuesday 8.30am – 4.30pm)

We require Learning Support Assistants to be class based as directed by the Head Teacher. The post is suitable for experienced Special Needs Assistants.

Required as soon as possible, Learning Support Assistants with an interest in working with pupils with autism and associated disorders. All pupils have significant learning difficulties and complex needs. The range of abilities stretches from P Levels to lower National Curriculum levels.

Thomas Bewick is a successful specialist school for pupils aged between three and nineteen years with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Ofsted reported the school as being ‘good’ in April 2016. Thomas Bewick is a Foundation Trust school and forms part of the Newcastle Special Schools Trust (known as The Compass Trust).

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Download the application pack/details from: www.thomasbewick.newcastle.sch.uk and follow the links to our vacancies page. Completed application forms must be posted or hand delivered to Thomas Bewick School for the attention of Mrs J McCreery, School Business Manager, at the above address.

Please note: email submissions of the application form and submissions via recruitment agencies will not be accepted or considered in the short listing process and only completed application forms will be considered.

Closing date: 24 January 2019.

Please note: Interviews will be held during week commencing 4 February 2019. If you have not heard from us by this date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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