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Support Assistant - Special Needs

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
01/04/2021
Advert End Date:
30/04/2021 12:00
Salary:
£22,627 - £24,491, pro rata (Actual £18,823 - £20,374 per annum)
Hours per week:
36 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
205739
Employment Location:
Sir Charles Parsons School, Westbourne Avenue, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4ED
Post Number:
SNT2043(e)
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
30 Apr
Further Information

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

Sir Charles Parsons School
Westbourne Avenue
Walker
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 4ED

36 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days as directed by the school

Sir Charles Parsons School is a secondary school (11 - 19) catering for students who experience significant and profound learning difficulties. This includes students whose behaviour may at times challenge those supporting them. The school was judged by Ofsted to be an ‘outstanding school’ after its last four inspections in October 2006, June 2010, March 2015 and January 2019.

Due to the school’s continued growth and increasing student numbers we are looking to appoint a number of Support Assistants Special Needs.

Candidates should be:
•enthusiastic and keen to support and develop new initiatives;
•able to work effectively as a members of a team with educational and other professionals, both from within and outside the school;
•committed to improving the provision offered to our students through rigorous professional self review and development; and;
•resilient and able to focus on finding solutions to the issues and problems experienced in any school.

Support Assistant Special Needs post-holders will be required to support the educational and welfare needs of students across the school.

The posts are offered on the following basis: 36 hours per week, term time only.

Candidates should note the working hours for these posts include working until 4.40 p.m. every Monday and until 5.10 p.m. on either a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. All necessary training to enable the successful candidates to fulfil the responsibilities of their posts will be provided.

Successful applicants will join a school:
•with a friendly, supportive team ethos;
•that provides excellent professional development opportunities;
•which is dynamic, forward looking and constantly challenging itself to further improve the quality of provision it provides.

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

Application forms are downloadable from the school’s website at www.scp.newcastle.sch.uk or available from and returnable to Mrs. Sharon Palmer, School Business Manager at sharon.palmer@scp.newcastle.sch.uk or telephone number 0191 2952280.

Closing Date: 30 April 2021
Interviews will be week commencing 17 May 2021