Learning Support Assistants
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
£18,795 - £19,945 per annum, pro rata (actual £14,484 - £15,370 pa)
Hours per week:
33.50 hours per week, term time only plus 5 Training Days as directed by the Head Teacher
Schools - Support
Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2LW
This school has Academy status and is part of Prosper Learning Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust
Thomas Bewick School
Newcastle upon Tyne
Learning Support Assistants, 33.5 hrs per week, term time plus 5 training days, to be class based as directed by the Head Teacher. Hours of work to be Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm, Tuesday 8.30am – 4.30pm. The post is suitable for experienced Special Needs Assistants.
Required from January 2020, 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 specialist school for pupils aged between three and nineteen years with a diagnosis of autism. The school has a growing reputation as a ‘centre of excellence’ for children and young people on the autistic spectrum. Thomas Bewick School is part of PROSPER Learning Trust.
PROSPER Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School and Mary Astell Academy with Thomas Bewick School joining in 2019. We are striving to further build collaboration across the schools and grow as a Multi Academy Trust, whilst continuing to strengthen our relationships with schools outside the MAT for the benefit of our pupils.
PROSPER Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work within the Trust is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received.
The successful candidate will be deployed initially at Thomas Bewick but will be expected to work at any PROSPER Learning Trust site should the need arise.
Visits to the school are strongly recommended and this can be booked for Thursday 10 October at 4.00pm by contacting the school office on 0191 229 6020.
Application packs are available from the school website: www.thomasbewick.newcastle.sch.uk. Completed application forms should be returned to email@example.com or posted to Thomas Bewick School, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2LW.
Closing date: 17 October 2019 at 4.00pm.
Please note: Interviews will be held on Monday 11 November 2019. If you have not heard from us by this date please assume your application has been unsuccessful.