Learning Support Assistants (2 posts)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
28/01/2021 12:00
£19,312 - £20,493 (Actual Post 1 - £16,341 - £17,340. Actual post 2 - £7,950 - £8,436.)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week and 18 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1UN
Post Number:
Closing date:
28 Jan
Further Information

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

Gosforth Central Middle School
Great North Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 285 1793
Email: admin@gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk

Both posts are initially fixed term until 17 December 2021

Post 1 - 37 hours per week, term time only plus 3 training days.

Post 2 - 18 hours per week, term time only plus 3 training days.

The Governors are looking to appoint 2 Learning Support Assistants (both fixed term to 17th December 2021) to start as soon as possible. This is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking school, where pupils’ behaviour is consistently outstanding. We are part of the Gosforth Schools' Trust where there are opportunities to build common approaches to supporting SEND pupils' needs.

Our staff work in first rate facilities with access to the newest technology. We are committed to staff well-being and our support team report feeling valued and well supported.

We would be delighted to receive applications from people with experience in supporting pupils with SEMH needs, an ASD diagnosis or needs with Cognition and Learning.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the posts further, please contact Mrs M Good (Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion) on 0191 2851793 or email us at admin@gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk.

Application packs are also available:
•from our school website https://www.gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk/vacancies, or
•by sending a stamped addressed envelope to:
The School Business Manager, Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth, NE3 1UN.

We do not accept CV applications; all applicants must apply using the standard application form and safer recruitment form. It should be clear on applications which of the roles you are applying for.

The deadline for these posts is 12 noon on Thursday 28th January 2021.

Interviews* will be held by within a week of Friday 29th January 2021.

*please note that due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, interviews may be held virtually by Zoom.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

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.