Support Assistant (ARP) - Communication DIfficulties (ASD)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 14/01/2019 12:00
£17,972 - £19,446 per annum, pro rata (actual: £14,398 - £15,579 per annum)
Hours per week:
35 hours per week (over 5 days), term time only plus 4 training days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Benfield School, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4NU
Post Number:
Closing date:
14 Jan
Further Information

This school has Academy status and is part of the NEAT Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust

Benfield School
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

35 hours per week (over 5 days), term time only plus 4 training days
Fixed term to commence as soon as possible to July 2019

(Ofsted May 2015)
“Benfield is a good school that has improved considerably since its previous inspection“

“Teachers have good subject knowledge and use this to support learning well. They are enthusiastic and use some innovative techniques that enthuse students”

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding individual to join our Additional Resourced Provision for Communication Difficulties (ASD).

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to join our professional and highly skilled team in Cherrywood, our specialist provision for young people with social communication / ASD difficulties. Providing classroom support duties through individual and small group work in close collaboration with other school staff and professionals and to undertake other additional responsibilities.

The position would suit a current SEN or Communication Difficulties practitioner who has experience of working in a specialist provision or team.

Benfield School is a truly inclusive school where we have the interest of each individual child at heart.

Application forms and further details are available on the school website or from and returnable by email to or by post to Mrs L Reeson, at the above address.

Please note CVs not accepted.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 14 January 2019
Interviews: Week commencing 21 January 2019

This post may involve working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information. 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

At Benfield School we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.